Category Archives: Toxins and Our Health

Five worst ingredients in food

Buying processed food may be more convenient than making wholesome meals from scratch, but are you aware of the hidden ingredients lurking in foods that may wreak havoc on your health? There are literally thousands of food additives out there, … Continue reading

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Autism (and other health conditions) linked to the gut?

New research published in December 2013’s Cell has revealed a possible link between the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the gut. Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition often marked by decreased social interaction or impaired social skills. Researchers have found that changes … Continue reading

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Bad breath? Bloated? Gassy? Time to heal your gut.

Many people take breath mints regularly in hopes to cover foul breath. Others experience bloating and discomfort after meals, but never wonder why their body is sending them this message. Loose or unformed stool (diarrhea) alternating with periods of constipation … Continue reading

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Hair loss: possible causes and what you can do about it

Your hair doesn’t just affect your looks- it’s also often an indicator of your health. The average person loses 50 to 100 hairs a day as part of the normal hair growth cycle, and with around 100,000 hairs on your … Continue reading

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News alert: New Zealand milk powder products (including infant formula) contaminated with botulism bacteria

New Zealand’s Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, issued a warning yesterday that some of its products used in infant formula and sports drinks may contain a bacteria that causes botulism, which can lead to severe food poisoning, paralysis and … Continue reading

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Rebuild your immunity- naturally

  Getting sick again and again? Had one too many cold sores lately? Frustrated that your child is catching every bug at school? Here are some ways to strengthen and rebuild your immune system: 1) First things first. Make sure you are … Continue reading

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Pain, pain and more pain! Fibromyalgia: natural ways to cope

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain for at least 3 months accompanied by fatigue. Victims of fibromyalgia experience chronic aches and pains as well as heightened painful sensations on certain tender points of the body.  Some also complain of … Continue reading

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Plastic spill on beaches- Hong Kong government criticized

Activists on Saturday revealed that hundreds of millions of potentially toxic plastic pellets from containers have washed up on Hong Kong beaches where they lay for almost 2 weeks. These plastic pellets were knocked off from a vessel during Hong … Continue reading

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FDA: Teething gel warning for babies

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that rubbing Orajel or Anbesol on the gums of a teething baby can lead to methemoglobinemia, a serious condition that leads to oxygen deprivation and, in extreme cases, even death. These topical … Continue reading

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You, your developing baby and environmental toxins to avoid

Preconception and prenatal exposure to environmental toxins can have a detrimental impact on fetal development and lead to potentially long-lasting health effects. Though the evidence is mounting, the majority of reproductive health professionals have little training on how to effectively … Continue reading

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