Category: Health

Is Your Wallet Causing Back Pain

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This is something which we are not focused on in our daily lives. It can produce multiple problems in your spine especially for those who have long sitting hours. Make sure that when you sit in your office chair your wallet is not in your back pocket, (Not only your Wallet – don’t sit with…

Deadly Toxins From Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Plants Found in Women and Fetuses

Deadly toxins in Monsanto’s genetically modified food.

by: Jeffrey Smith ~responsibletechnology.org   When U.S. regulators approved Monsanto’s genetically modified “Bt” corn, they knew it would add a deadly poison into our food supply. That’s what it was designed to do. The corn’s DNA is equipped with a gene from soil bacteria called Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) that produces the Bt-toxin. It’s a pesticide;…

The Truth About Margarine vs Butter

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Margarine originated with the discovery by Michel Eugène Chevreul in 1813 of margaric acid.  In 1870 a French chemist named Hippolyte Mege-Mouriez, used margaric acid to create Margarine in response to a request from Emperor Louis Napoleon who offered a prize to anyone who could make a satisfactory substitute for butter, suitable for use by…

Say No To Methyl Iodide

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Methyl iodide is a nasty chemical. It is a known neurotoxin and endocrine disruptor, and scientists in labs handle only small amounts using special protective equipment because it is so toxic. But do you know where else it is used? As a pesticide on strawberries and other food crops. The battle against methyl iodide is…

BPA and DEHP Found in Food Packaging

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1)Food packaging is a major route of exposure for people to two toxic chemicals: BPA and DEHP. 2)Eating mostly fresh foods and avoiding cans and plastic containers can drastically reduce the levels of these chemicals in our bodies. 3)A combination of shopping habits and legislation may be key to limiting human exposures to the ubiquitous…

NASA Recommends A Simple Solution To Radiation: Take A Vitamin

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To mitigate the effects of radiation on astronauts, doctors advise a simple measure: Take a vitamin pill. Along with the anti-radiation drug potassium iodide, scientists recommend a vitamin pill to plug any nutritional deficiencies in the Recommended Dietary Allowance, a standard established by the U.S. National Academy Sciences in 1941. “There are ways to greatly…

Bottled Water: A Ridiculous Waste

Making bottles to meet Americans’ demand for bottled water requires more than 1.5 million barrels of oil annually, enough to fuel some 100,000 U.S. cars for a year.   Bottled water has been a big-selling commercial beverage around the world since the late 1980s. According to the Worldwatch Institute, global bottled water consumption has more…