Tag: endocrine disruptors

7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

| Mar 13, 2018

The amount of highly toxic chemicals with which our society is saturated is almost inconceivable. It’s hard to understand why we would actively choose to pump our environment full of health-destroying poisons. And ignorance can no longer be blamed—the writing is on the wall. But, since this is the kind of world in which we […]

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Does Your Cheese Contain Toxic Plastic?

Does Your Cheese Contain Toxic Plastic?

| Aug 25, 2017

  Cheese is under siege. Consumers and health experts alike are beginning to take a closer look at this beloved American staple—and it doesn’t look good for dairy farmers and cheese lovers. It’s no secret that cheese is high in saturated fat and sodium, two things that are closely linked with America’s obesity epidemic. Researchers […]

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Protect Yourself Against Aluminum Toxicity with Turmeric

Protect Yourself Against Aluminum Toxicity with Turmeric

| Apr 15, 2016

We’ve written in past articles about the ever-present dangers of toxic heavy metals. Aluminum is one of the most worrisome of all—it’s already one of the most abundant metals on the earth’s surface, and industrial culture has ensured that it shows up in nearly every aspect of our lives. Given the known toxicity of aluminum, […]

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Wash Before Wearing (New Clothes May Be Filled With Toxic Contaminants)

Wash Before Wearing (New Clothes May Be Filled With Toxic Contaminants)

| Mar 3, 2016

If you’ve read some of our past articles, you know that daily life in our world can be a gauntlet of toxin sources—and that some of them are sneakier than others. By now, you’ve probably educated yourself about the dangers of conventional produce, meat, dairy products, and processed foods. You probably know about water contaminants, […]

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Are You Being Poisoned by Synthetic Fragrances?

Are You Being Poisoned by Synthetic Fragrances?

| Feb 27, 2016

Nowadays, you can’t walk down grocery store aisles featuring cleaning supplies, toiletries, and home care products without being bombarded by a wave of fragrance.  It can be almost sickening! One whiff is usually enough to alert you that something isn’t right—these industrially manufactured scents are often cloying and anything but subtle. In fact, one third […]

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Ditch Your Toxic Cosmetics (Use Coconut Oil Instead)

Ditch Your Toxic Cosmetics (Use Coconut Oil Instead)

| Nov 18, 2015

Our society is pretty obsessed with plastic. It took us many decades to discover that plastics are highly toxic, and because they take close to forever to biodegrade, they wreak havoc on the environment. It’s easy to forget that toxic waste from plastic is dumped into our oceans and leech toxins into our bodies Did […]

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Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

| Oct 22, 2015

There’s a war going on between bacteria and mainstream medicine. And in case you were wondering, bacteria is winning. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is on the rise, and there doesn’t seem to be a whole lot that scientists can do about it. Infectious bacteria have literally evolved entirely new mechanisms to resist antibiotics—and this new trick of […]

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Don’t Touch That Cash Register Receipt—It’s Toxic

Don’t Touch That Cash Register Receipt—It’s Toxic

| Sep 16, 2015

The other day, I watched nervously while a coffee shop cashier dealt with a receipt printing malfunction. She fumbled with the unraveling roll of thermal printer paper, smoothed creases with her palms, and even held one end up of the stubborn reel between her teeth while she fidgeted. When she finally got the contraption working, […]

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Has this “Fake Estrogen” Hijacked Your System?

Has this “Fake Estrogen” Hijacked Your System?

| Aug 14, 2015

Living—let alone thriving—in our toxic world can be awfully tricky. As we’ve discussed in other articles, modern society is a veritable obstacle course of sneaky toxin sources. Nowadays, even the air we breathe and the water we drink is suspect. While there are all sorts of nasty pollutants worthy of our concern, one class of […]

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Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

| Aug 7, 2015

The importance of the pineal gland has been acknowledged for many millennia. For nearly every ancient civilization throughout the world, it occupied a prominent position not only in their systems of anatomy and medicine, but also their systems of philosophy, cosmology, and spirituality. While Western science looks upon this vital gland as simply another part […]

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