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WARNING about our children: Pesticides damage the brain in horrific ways

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(Naturalhealth365) Organophosphate pesticides, such as chlorpyrifos and diazinon, have been shown to have neurotoxic effects. Although some types of organophosphate insecticides have been banned for residential use, the fact remains that a stunning 33 million pounds were used in the United States in 2007 – with some organophosphates still being used agriculturally. To make matter even worse, according to recently-published ... Read More »

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NH365 108: Roundup EXPOSED – The truth about pesticides, disease and scientific fraud

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) Roundup is a weed killer that’s showing up in our food supply; contaminating the waterways and the air we breathe. Yet, the biotech industry – with companies like Monsanto and Dow – continue to tell us, ‘we have nothing to worry about’ – in terms of all ... Read More »

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Organic city: Portland, Maine bans toxic pesticides on public and private property

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(NaturalHealth365) At the beginning of 2018, the City Council of Portland, Maine decided in a unanimous vote (9-0) to restrict toxic pesticide use in favor of safer organic methods. The decision applies to all lands and yards in the city, both private and public. (Why can’t other cities do this?) It took two and a half years of intense discussion ... Read More »

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Pesticides in fruit and vegetables reduce fertility and live birth outcomes

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(Naturalhealth365) Experts have long recommended that women trying to conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) adopt healthy lifestyle habits – such as stopping smoking, maintaining healthy weight and using natural stress relief techniques. Now, recent research has demonstrated that a woman’s chances of success could be increased by avoiding the consumption of fruits and vegetables containing a high amount of ... Read More »

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Consumer ALERT: Disinfecting wipes are loaded with pesticides

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(NaturalHealth365) The choice to employ antibacterial and disinfecting wipes to clean dirty surfaces seems like a no-brainer. Not only are wipes convenient to use, fairly inexpensive and pleasantly scented, but they give the user the reassuring conviction that pathogens and dangerous microbes are being killed. For most unsuspecting buyers of these wipes, that would seem like a win-win scenario, right? ... Read More »

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Strawberries contaminated with pesticides and grown with poisonous gases

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. grows an estimated 3 billion+ pounds of strawberries each year, with California producing over 90 percent of them. (Much of the rest are grown in Florida.) However, non-organic versions of this delicious fruit have proven not-so-delicious. Independent testing has shown that non-organic strawberries are loaded with pesticides and poison gases. They have been at the top of ... Read More »

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Quercetin protects against toxic effects of pesticides

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(NaturalHealth365) Currently, over one thousand different chemicals are used as pesticides in the United States. Funneled into at least 20,000 different products, these pesticides are utilized not only for crops, but for lawns, gardens, homes, parks and schools as well. Research has linked excessive and prolonged pesticide exposure to cancer, endocrine disorders, respiratory problems, birth defects, and organ failure – ... Read More »

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Pesticides cause up to 41 million people to suffer from adverse reactions and 200,000 deaths a year

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(NaturalHealth365) The UN has released a report that condemns the use of toxic pesticides – and attributes over 200,000 deaths per year, worldwide, to their use. The report also attacks the claim of agrochemical manufacturers that the use of pesticides is essential to address global hunger – and highlights the “systemic denial” of the companies regarding deaths and injuries from ... Read More »

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Toxic pesticides: The difference between conventional and organic foods

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(NaturalHealth365) As more and more consumers discover the nutritional benefits and peace of mind supplied by organically grown produce, the organic food industry is enjoying popular support (like never before) – and healthy profits. Perceiving this success as a threat, some agribusiness groups have gone on the offensive with a “smear campaign” over the use of pesticides. In addition to ... Read More »

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Death of 4 children due to toxic pesticides on their house

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(NaturalHealth365) Four children have died in Amarillo, Texas as the result of illegal use of toxic pesticides.  Aluminum phosphide, classified by the EPA as a “restricted use pesticide,” was applied on January 3, 2017 under a mobile home in which 10 people were living. When people in the home complained of feeling sickened, a family member tried using water to ... Read More »

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Government advises airlines to spray pesticides on passengers

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(NaturalHealth365) Have you ever felt sick after flying, only to assume it’s jetlag or a virus you picked up from another passenger? Well, think again!  You might have been exposed to an insecticide, pesticides or other toxic chemicals – deliberately used by airline staff. I think airline passengers should be outraged to know that poisonous chemicals are now being sprayed ... Read More »

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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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