Tag: nutrition

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…

Toxic Chemicals Found in Nearly All Pregnant U.S. Women

The bodies of virtually all pregnant women across the United States carry multiple toxic chemicals. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco detected some chemicals banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products. The study by the UCSF research team marks the…