Dangerous Chemicals

Why house dust is making people fat and sick


(NaturalHealth365) Strange as it seems, being an indifferent housekeeper could be right up there on the list of risk factors that promote health problems and obesity.  Recent studies suggest that endocrine-disrupting chemicals lurking in ordinary household dust may disturb metabolic health and trigger the accumulation of body fat, especially in children. Read on to discover the truth about how chemical ... Read More »

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Glyphosate has adverse effects on gut bacteria essential to human health

(NaturalHealth365) Rates of chronic disease have skyrocketed in the United States in the past few decades – with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that conditions such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and obesity are now among the most common health problems.  Independent researchers and natural health experts warn that glyphosate – used in the ... Read More »

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Why eating organic is the only way to stop antibiotic resistance


(Naturalhealth365) Antibiotic resistance – marked by the rise of difficult-to-treat “superbugs” such as MRSA – has been labeled by the World Health Organization as an emerging global public health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – which echoes the stance of the WHO in characterizing antibiotic resistance as one of the world’s “most pressing” health problems ... Read More »

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WARNING: Synthetic antidepressants raise the risk of premature death, study reveals


(NaturalHealth365) Antidepressants are supposed to help regulate mood and improve quality of life. However, a relatively new study by a team of researchers led by scientists from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada has found that for some people, antidepressants actually raise the risk of early death. The most common antidepressant drug class is serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. They function ... Read More »

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Overlooked source of toxic BPA enters the human body within seconds


(NaturalHealth365) Many health conscious consumers do everything possible to avoid the use of food containers and plastic bottles that contain the endocrine disruptor – bisphenol, or BPA.  However, often overlooked, if you accept a receipt from the cashier – while you’re shopping or dining out – you’re still being exposed to BPA. (and the effect may surprise you!) A recent ... Read More »

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Conventional apples are drenched with a TOXIC chemical to keep them looking ‘fresh’


(NaturalHealth365) Non-organic apples are almost always at the top of Environmental Working Group “dirty dozen” list due to their alarmingly high content of pesticides. On average, they have 4.4 detectable residues of pesticides, and in some cases at very high concentrations. However, at least one of these chemicals is entirely unnecessary and the reason of its usage is shocking! Most ... Read More »

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NH365 115: Laundry products ALERT – How to clean up a toxic home environment

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) What exactly is the problem with many of the laundry products sold throughout the United States? And, more importantly, how does this affect our health? The answer may surprise you. For starters, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does NOT regulate this industry like, food and medicine. ... Read More »

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49 toxic pesticides found on popular fruit, sample testing reveals


(NaturalHealth365) Testing by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed levels of pesticides and toxic chemicals on non-organic food such as pears have increased at an alarming rate in recent years.  This has put pears on to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) “Dirty Dozen” of the types of produce that are the most contaminated with toxic chemicals and pesticide residue. ... Read More »

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75% of non-organic spinach contaminated with a neurotoxic bug killer that is banned in Europe


(Naturalhealth365) Leafy, green spinach has become the darling of dietitians and nutritionists – and for good reason. Packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid, iron, calcium and fiber, spinach is a true superfood that can support eye health, promote healthy weight and even help prevent cancer.  But, there’s something more you should know. Recent tests conducted by the United ... Read More »

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Banana Boat sunscreen leaves 5 year old with first degree burns and terrible pain


(Naturalhealth365) With summer officially upon us, parents are understandably concerned with protecting their children’s skin from sunburn. But this natural parental urge to protect had a disastrous result for a five-year-old boy in Newport, South Wales – who suffered first-degree chemical burns and severe pain after his father slathered him with Banana Boat sunscreen before the child went outside to ... Read More »

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4 BEST questions to ask about your skin care products


(NaturalHealth365) On the surface (pun intended), skin care products seem harmless – right? Walking through the drug store aisles, you can find products advertising any number of ‘miraculous’ benefits. How can we tell what works, what we can trust, and what is truly good for our skin? You’d be surprised to learn just how much our skin absorbs, and why ... Read More »

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MSG in food shown to threaten liver health


(NaturalHealth365) MSG, short for monosodium glutamate, is a food additive known for its ability to ‘enhance’ flavor. But, at what cost to our health? Recent research is clearly telling us that MSG can be quite dangerous to liver health, contributing to both obesity and liver dysfunction. While many people only associate MSG with Asian restaurant food, the truth is that ... Read More »

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