Dangerous Chemicals

9 diseases linked to pesticides

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(NaturalHealth365) The scientific evidence is unmistakable: exposure to pesticides is associated with elevated rates of some of the most significant – and potentially deadly – diseases of our lifetime. Yet, there continues to be a huge disconnect between the very high – and in some cases, epidemic rise of these diseases and the need for tighter controls (or elimination) of ... Read More »

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Replace toxins in your home with these essential oils

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware of the dangers of outdoor toxins and pollutants from sources like car exhausts, heavy manufacturing, industrial chemicals and agricultural run-off, to name a few. But, how much do you know about the toxins that could be lurking in the cabinet right under your kitchen sink? The fact is, the very products you may be using ... Read More »

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Glyphosate detected in 93 percent of Americans tested

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(NaturalHealth365) It is the most-used herbicide in the world. So alarming as it may seem, it should come as no surprise that glyphosate – already labeled as a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization in 2015 – has now been identified inside most Americans.  In the first-ever, comprehensive, validated testing project carried out across America, this toxic chemical ... Read More »

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Man sues for 5 million dollars over glyphosate contaminated oatmeal

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(NaturalHealth365) Eating a healthy breakfast is a great way to start your day, but not when your favorite breakfast food is contaminated with glyphosate – a highly toxic weed killer ingredient.  If you think that sounds ridiculous, think again. The presence of the toxic chemical glyphosate in a breakfast staple has become the subject of a $5 million lawsuit brought ... Read More »

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Fat cells triggered by new chemical in food packaging

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(NaturalHealth365) There has already been controversy over chemicals used in the packaging of many foods. The health dangers of bisphenol A, or BPA, have caused consumers to look for “BPA-free” products just to be safe. Bisphenol A is a known endocrine disruptor that can cause the growth of fat cells. The top source of human exposure to bisphenol A has ... Read More »

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5 ways environmental toxins increase your risk of cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Understanding the causes behind a disease as fear-provoking as cancer can feel terrifying.  It seems every few days, there is news of research that has uncovered yet another potential carcinogen. Over time, the list of cancer-causing agents can become overwhelming. The reality is, you live, work and play amidst toxins and radiation every day. But arming yourself with knowledge ... Read More »

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Children exposed to insecticide are almost 50% more likely to get childhood cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Children exposed to insecticide and pesticides can be as much as 50 percent more at risk for cancer than other children, studies indicate. Data from 16 past studies comparing the link between pesticide exposure and the development of childhood cancer showed that kids exposed to insecticides or pesticides indoors were 43 percent more likely to have lymphoma and 47 ... Read More »

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Can too much fluoride lead to breast cancer?

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(NaturalHealth365) Over 200 million Americans live in areas where fluoride is added to their water supply. Sadly, this practice of adding fluoride to the water began over seven decades ago and, by 1960, it was common throughout the United States. In 1999, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fluoridation of water supplies was one of ... Read More »

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The danger of xenoprogesterone: What can we do about it?

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(NaturalHealth365) You may have heard about the adverse effects of xenoestrogens found in growth hormones from commercially-produced meats, food preservatives such as BHA, beauty products, pesticides, and even tap water. It is true that if your liver is not properly breaking down estrogen or if you are not methylating or metabolizing estrogen properly, these artificial substances in your body can ... Read More »

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Flame retardant in most household items are linked to chronic disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Due to American popularity of cigarettes and the major fires they caused in the 1970s, flame-retardant chemicals were developed. The tobacco industry was urged to make self-extinguishing cigarettes. Instead, they created a front group called the National Association of State Fire Marshalls – which pushed for laws requiring fire-retardant furniture. In 1975, California laws led to a national standard ... Read More »

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MIT scientist says, glyphosate is ‘the most destructive chemical in our environment’

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(NaturalHealth365) There’s a really good reason why Monsanto is being called “the world’s most evil corporation.” Since 1901, some of its creations include the artificial sweetener saccharine, pesticides laced with dioxin, Agent Orange, aspartame (created by its partner, G.D. Searle) and the most toxic chemical on the planet – glyphosate. We are literally drowning in poisons because of Monsanto. Most ... Read More »

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Gel nail polish may cause potential health problems

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(NaturalHealth365) When shellac (best known as “gellish” or “gel”) nail polish hit the market a few years back, it was a ‘dream come true’ for most women. After all, regular nail polish took a long time to dry, and the finished product had the potential to ruin in less than 24 hours. Plus, the process of having artificial acrylic nails ... Read More »

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