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Support Liver Health

July 4, 2016

Most people underestimate the role their liver plays—it just silently aids digestion, cleans the blood, and deals with all the toxins you come into contact with. The liver is about so much more than alcohol and hepatitis, although those can be major issues. Whenever you come into contact with toxins (and even to some extent […]

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US Behind On Chemical Safety

February 17, 2014

You are probably aware of some major campaigns to get rid of common chemicals that have been linked to negative effects on children (and to a lesser extent, adults). California banned BPA, then the rest of the US followed. California is moving to ban excessive fire retardant coatings, and the rest of the US will […]

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It’s currently estimated that 1 in 13 kids has a food allergy—whether that be a wheat allergy (Celiac Disease), peanut allergy, or whatever. And that number continues to rise. Now, a study has tied pesticides, herbicides, and certain germicides to the development of food allergies. (Previously, insecticides were tied to lower IQ in children). Avoiding […]

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Lately, it’s been trendy to do studies on the number of common toxins in blood and urine samples taken from children across the nation. It’s lead to recommendations to reduce canned tuna in kids’ diets, as many have toxic levels of mercury, to reduce the amount of plastic used on and around food, since chemicals […]

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Diabetes symptoms affect a growing percent of the US population. The primary cause of Type-2 Diabetes is poor diet, lack of exercise, and being overweight, however a new study has found another risk factor that affects almost everyone. Phthalates—present in almost all personal care products—have been found to be correlated with Diabetes. Women with the […]

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