Tag: environmental toxins

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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Are You Cooking with this Poisonous Tool?

Are You Cooking with this Poisonous Tool?

| Feb 11, 2016

The modern “American Way” has become a culture of convenience. Its mythology goes something like this: the marvels of technology allow us to engineer elegant solutions to nearly any conceivable problem, so that more people can enjoy a greater standard of living. It’s quickly becoming apparent, though, that this system is deeply flawed. Convenience all […]

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Is the Fluoride in Your Water Poisoning You?

Is the Fluoride in Your Water Poisoning You?

| Nov 4, 2015

The fluoride debate has been raging for some time now. Studies highlighting its acute toxicity continue to pour in, and yet organizations like the CDC, the ADA, and Pew are still sticking to the same old story: there’s nothing wrong with it, fluoridated water is a towering health achievement, and we should all stop worrying […]

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Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

| Sep 11, 2015

For better or worse, hygiene and cleanliness are centrally important in our culture. If you’re like most people, your morning routine probably includes applying some kind of deodorant. After all, there’s nothing that screams “poor hygiene” like an easily noticeable body odor, right? The fact of the matter is that sweating and body odor are […]

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Are Vaccines Causing Our Dementia Epidemic?

Are Vaccines Causing Our Dementia Epidemic?

| Sep 2, 2015

Though there’s much that we still don’t understand about dementia—including Alzheimer’s disease, there’s one fact about which there’s no debate: it’s a growing problem. It’s alarming enough that the condition already affects over five million Americans, and that one out of every three senior dies with some form of dementia. What’s even more frightening is […]

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Beware of China’s Fake Organic Food

Beware of China’s Fake Organic Food

| Aug 26, 2015

It’s safe to say that eating organic food can no longer be considered a passing trend—the practice has established itself snugly in the mainstream, and for good reason.  More and more people are buying organic to avoid GMOs and toxic pesticides in their food. After all, overwhelming evidence makes it very difficult to deny the […]

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If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

| Aug 20, 2015

Alzheimer’s research is one of the hottest topics in medical science. As well it should be—after all, the disease affects approximately 5.3 million Americans alone, and kills a half million Americans every year. This makes it the third leading cause of death in our country, closely trailing behind heart disease and cancer.[1] Not so long […]

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How to Detox Without Even Trying

How to Detox Without Even Trying

| Aug 5, 2015

Despite its growing popularity, detoxing is still commonly associated with relatively fringe health circles. It usually entails the use of “cleanses,” “fasts,” or other extended practices intended to catalyze a massive release of toxins all at once. These practices also usually require a good deal of time, energy, knowledge, and discipline to do safely and […]

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Avoid Cancer-Causing Skin Moisturizers

Avoid Cancer-Causing Skin Moisturizers

| Jul 30, 2015

We’ve confronted the issue of manmade environmental toxins in past articles. These days, it seems like pretty much everything causes cancer (or some other worrying health condition): processed foods, GMO produce, cell phones and other EMF-emitting technology, flame-retardant-soaked furniture, fluoride-poisoned tap water, and even the air we breathe. There’s no doubt about it: your body’s […]

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Silica: Defense Against Sagging Skin (and Aging)

Silica: Defense Against Sagging Skin (and Aging)

| Jul 19, 2015

Mineral deficiency is one of our society’s many silent epidemics. Minerals are essential for nearly every bodily process—they allow for proper nerve function and metabolic processes, keep the body’s many systems in sync, and quite literally hold us together (more on that soon). Mineral deficiencies cause a staggering array of issues…and the fact of the […]

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