Category: Natural Living

Environmental toxins linked to heart defects

Children’s congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers’ exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013. Congenital heart defects occur when the heart or blood vessels near the heart don’t develop normally before birth. Defects may be caused by chromosomal…

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How Roundup Weedkiller Can Promote Cancer, New Study Reveals

by Sayer Ji Roundup herbicide (glyphosate) is in our air, rain, groundwater, soil and most food in the U.S., and an increasing body of research reveals it has cancer-promoting properties. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research have recently confirmed the carcinogenic potential of Roundup herbicide using human skin cells (HaCaT ) exposed to…

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If You’re Buying 1 Food Organic, Make Sure It’s This

By Victor Marchione, MD A recent consumer reporting agency conducted an investigation into ground turkey products and the results are concerning. According to Consumer Reports, disease-causing organisms were found in many of the samples it looked at. In all, 257 samples of ground turkey were run through laboratory tests, with 60% containing bacteria. What’s even…

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New Device Harnesses Sun and Sewage to Produce Hydrogen Fuel

A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment. A research team led by Yat Li, associate professor of chemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz, developed the solar-microbial device and reported their results in a paper…

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Over 24,000 Chemicals In Bottled Water: Which Ones Are Harming You?

By Arjun Walia German researchers have discovered endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), that could adversely affect development and reproduction, to be contained in 18 different bottled water products(1). Of the 24,520 suspect chemicals found to be present in bottled water, the one that showed consistent results and illustrated anti-androgenic and anti-estrogenic activity is di(2-ethylhexyl) fumarate (DEHF)….

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