Fertility Reduction Because of These Household Chemicals

Fertility Reduction Because of These Household Chemicals

As for reducing exposure to toxic phthalates and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals that may decrease sperm quality, you can do this via the following: Avoid plastic food containers and plastic wrap.

SAR Safety Warning Hidden Inside Cellphone

SAR Safety Warning Hidden Inside Cellphone

According to Mesley, more than 200 studies have been submitted to Health Canada showing harm from RF radiation at levels below the safety limit for which cellphones are tested.

The Many Ways in Which Your Mattress May Harm Your Health

The Many Ways in Which Your Mattress May Harm Your Health

23 Considering you’re spending a third of your life in bed, your mattress could be a significant source of toxic exposure, and if you look around, you’ll find anecdotal reports of people getting sick from toxins traced back to their mattress.

FDA Admits Most Sunscreens Are Probably Unsafe

FDA Admits Most Sunscreens Are Probably Unsafe

Importantly, as I’ve noted on a number of occasions, of all the active sunscreen ingredients used in products on the U.S. market, only two — non-nano-sized zinc oxide and titanium dioxide — have been deemed safe for human use by the FDA.

Why Your Couch Could Increase Your Poison Exposure

Why Your Couch Could Increase Your Poison Exposure

Flame Retardant Chemicals Don’t Do the Job In 1975 California enacted the flammability standard TB117, requiring furniture and children's products to be able to resist an open flame for 12 seconds.

Documentary Explores Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Syndrome

Documentary Explores Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Syndrome

Other reported symptoms include: Some Are More Susceptible to EHS Than Others In the film, professor David Carpenter, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment, discusses some of the scientific evidence showing health effects from EMFs, starting with the launch of early radar systems.

Eating Organic Significantly Reduces Health Risks

Eating Organic Significantly Reduces Health Risks

From a population health point of view there are some real concerns." Advertisement New Lawsuit Focuses on Roundup's Effect on Gut Bacteria Even if you're not exposed to glyphosate-based herbicides via application (which is the case with most who claim glyphosate exposure caused their NHL), your health is still at risk, as most foods (processed foods in particular) are contaminated with this chemical, and more than 70 percent of Americans have detectable levels of glyphosate in their body.

Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Hypnosis and Facebook

Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Hypnosis and Facebook

Electromagnetic field exposure Having a body mass index below 35 2 These three factors have a far greater influence on your cardiovascular disease risk than high cholesterol: Low insulin, low iron and high saturated fat intake Vitamin D toxicity, magnesium deficiency and glyphosate insufficiency Iron overload, insulin resistance and chronic inflammation High cholesterol is not a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Alexandra Scranton, Women's Voices for the Earth’s director of science and research, says tampons 2 "are not just your average cosmetics because they are used on an exceptionally sensitive and absorbent part of a woman's body.” Tampons, Pads and Diapers Polluted With Phthalates and VOCs A recent study published in Reproductive Toxicology 3 confirms the results of a previous study 4 from 2014 demonstrating how the feminine care industry sells products containing harmful chemicals, including pesticides, fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Food Emulsifiers Health Risks

Food Emulsifiers Health Risks

Food Emulsifiers May Affect Brain and Behavior Previous research has shown that adding the food emulsifiers CMC and P80 to the diet leads to low-grade inflammation, obesity and metabolic abnormalities in mice, while disturbing gut microbiota .

Top 3 Dangers of LED Lights

Top 3 Dangers of LED Lights

The main problem with LEDs comprises two aspects: First, they emit excessive amounts of blue wavelengths, which are embedded in other wavelengths and therefore invisible to the naked eye and, second, their spectrum lacks the counterbalancing healing and regenerative near-infrared frequencies.

Toss That Floss

Toss That Floss

The study, which was conducted at the Silent Spring Institute in Newton, Massachusetts, found that one popular brand of dental floss may provide exposure to dangerous chemicals called perfluorooctanesulfonic acids (PFAS).1 These results are based on an investigation that included 178 middle-aged women tested for PFAS levels in their blood, as well as an evaluation of numerous dental floss products.

How Can Dental Floss Be Dangerous?

How Can Dental Floss Be Dangerous?

7 Researchers believe this is the first study to show an association between Oral-B Glide dental floss and higher exposure to PFAS — water- and grease-proof substances linked with numerous health problems.

Chemicals in toiletries could trigger early puberty

Chemicals in toiletries could trigger early puberty

The researchers note that a number of chemicals can interfere with natural hormones in our bodies and have been linked to early puberty in animal studies including phthalates, which are often found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos; parabens, which are used as preservatives in cosmetics; and phenols, which include triclosan, which the FDA banned from use in hand soap in 2017 because it was shown to be ineffective, but which is still used in some toothpastes..

Does Your Eye Color Influence SAD?

Does Your Eye Color Influence SAD?

The study, which took place at the University of South Wales in the United Kingdom, found that people with brown or very dark eyes may be more likely to be affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) than those with blue or other light-colored eyes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 175 college students, all of whom attended one of two universities, either in South Wales or in Cyprus.

Signs Your Body Needs to UNLOAD

Signs Your Body Needs to UNLOAD

So how do we know when our body has reached its peak and needs to UNLOAD? All of these factors can impact the body’s limit to reduce toxins and lower the body burden. Toxic symptoms often occur when our body has reached its peak capacity.

Reduce EMF Exposure, Don't Get 'Wi-Fried'

Reduce EMF Exposure, Don't Get 'Wi-Fried'

Unrelenting EMF Exposure Can Wreck Your Health Pall has published research 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 showing low-frequency microwave radiation activates voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCCs) — channels in the outer membrane of your cells.

Should You Wash Your Produce?

Should You Wash Your Produce?

According to Kaiser Health News: 21 “There are no FDA-approved food cleaners on the market, and the agency hasn’t found anything to be more effective at removing bacteria than cold running water.” However, it’s important to remember bacteria are particularly adept at adhering to surfaces, including your skin, produce, meat and kitchen surfaces.

Dental Fillings Linked to Pregnancy Risk

Dental Fillings Linked to Pregnancy Risk

Mercury Fillings Linked to Perinatal Death Researchers in Norway analyzed data from more than 72,000 pregnant women, comparing it with the number of teeth filled with dental amalgam .

Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead to Increased Allergies

Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead to Increased Allergies

Rising Prevalence of Allergies Corresponds to Increasing Vitamin D Deficiency Food allergies associated with IgE affects 3 percent of the population, with severe effects on daily life.

Whole Foods Market Rated Worst for Toxic Food Packaging

Whole Foods Market Rated Worst for Toxic Food Packaging

Grocery Store Chain Linked to Cancer Causing Chemical A study released by consumer watchdog groups Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families and Toxic-Free Future 4 reveals Amazon’s recently acquired grocer — Whole Foods Market — was the biggest offender in their analysis of paper products coming in contact with food.

Sea Turtles Are Ingesting Microplastics

Sea Turtles Are Ingesting Microplastics

Research published in Global Change Biology revealed that microplastics are ubiquitous in sea turtles.2 Every turtle tested, which included 102 turtles from all seven marine turtle species from three ocean basins (Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific), contained the plastics, at varying levels.

STINK! Documentary Exposes Chemical Cancer in Products

STINK! Documentary Exposes Chemical Cancer in Products

In a telling conversation with Procter and Gamble,5 manufacturer of a long list of cleaning and personal care items, including Crest toothpaste, Dawn dish soap, Pampers diapers, Tide laundry detergent and Pantene shampoo, the representative claimed they didn’t add a carcinogenic chemical to their products, it was just “there.”6 Here’s a transcript of the conversation Whelan had:

Melanoma Is a Disease of Office Workers

Melanoma Is a Disease of Office Workers

It's becoming clear regular exposure to full spectrum light is necessary and beneficial for most people, and public health would be better served by helping people understand the optimal "dose" needed, rather than telling them to shun all sun exposure.

The Most Toxic Retailers on the Planet

The Most Toxic Retailers on the Planet

In all, 19 of the 40 retailers, grocery and fast food restaurant chains included in the review received an "F" in 2018 for "failing to announce policies or publicly report progress to assess, reduce or eliminate toxic chemicals in the products or packaging they sell." As noted by Tracy Gregoire, project coordinator for Learning Disabilities Association of America's Healthy Children:7

Military Method for Falling Asleep in Two Minutes

Military Method for Falling Asleep in Two Minutes

While avoiding cellphones and other devices with electronic screens (including e-readers) is important to protect your melatonin production, another factor that can have a significant impact on your sleep quality is EMFs emitted from your home wiring.

Will Leaf Blowers Jeopardize Your Hearing?

Will Leaf Blowers Jeopardize Your Hearing?

Nearly half of those aged 12 to 35 are exposed to unsafe sound levels from personal audio devices, and they estimate over 43 million young people worldwide are currently living with disabling hearing loss.

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Over a period of three days, the researchers paid close attention to the participants' exposure to fine particulate matter and blood pressure levels, monitoring both on a daily basis, with the goal of determining whether or not the two types of air filters had similar or differing cardioprotective potential.

Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation?

Are Smartphones Destroying a Generation?

Data from the annual Monitoring the Future survey reveals the more time teens spend online, the unhappier they are, and those who spend more time than average on in-person relations and activities that do not involve their smartphone are far more likely to report being “happy.” Results such as these really should come as no surprise.

How to Get Rid of Moles

How to Get Rid of Moles

People usually develop moles in the first years of their life up until the age of 20.3 However, in older individuals, the risk of moles being indicative of melanoma, or cancer of the skin, becomes significantly higher.

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