Report: Toxic heavy metals found in some baby food

A congressional report found that some of the products made by large commercial baby food manufacturers in the United States contain heavy metals, such as arsenic and lead, that can endanger infant health. The report issued by the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy revealed that high levels of heavy metals were present in rice cereals, purees and juices made by … Continue reading Report: Toxic heavy metals found in some baby food

Potential threats to child brain health: Daily exposure to heavy metals in baby food could build up over time, warns experts

Baby foods are laced with trace amounts of toxic heavy metals that can build up over time through daily exposure and impair children’s brain health, reported the consumer advocacy group Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF). The organization found that 95 percent of nearly 170 commercial baby foods contained lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium, with one in four products containing all … Continue reading Potential threats to child brain health: Daily exposure to heavy metals in baby food could build up over time, warns experts

Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

A recent study published in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology found that tattoos can leak dangerous metals into the lymph nodes and trigger an allergic reaction. The culprit is an abrasive chemical called titanium dioxide that erodes the ink needle and sheds the metals. The European researchers initially attributed the presence of metal nanoparticles in tattooed people’s lymph nodes to … Continue reading Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

How to reduce heavy metal toxicity for optimal health

When it comes to environmental toxins, most people would recognize the dangers associated with pesticides, exhaust fumes, and contaminated water. But, even to this day, the general population is not aware of the toxic metals in our food supply – mainly because there are no labeling requirements. In reality, one of the greatest threats to our … Continue reading How to reduce heavy metal toxicity for optimal health

Lyme disease compromises your body’s ability to detoxify, increasing risk from environmental toxins like heavy metals

Lyme disease is far more common than many of us realize. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 300,000 people are diagnosed with this bacterial infection each year. That’s over 1.5 times more people than the total number of women diagnosed with breast cancer, and about six times as many as … Continue reading Lyme disease compromises your body’s ability to detoxify, increasing risk from environmental toxins like heavy metals

Heavy Metals – A Risk for Alzheimer’s?

For years we’ve been seeing scientific literature describe the various health risks associated with having elevated levels of (potentially) toxic heavy metals. The reason this information is so important is because it opens the door to a discussion about both prevention and treatment for the associated diseases.Certainly, one disease that draws interest from both perspectives … Continue reading Heavy Metals – A Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Discover silica’s anti-aging and heavy metal detox properties

The mineral silica (Si) is getting more notice for its important functions. Sometimes called the “beauty mineral” because it improves skin elasticity and hair and nail growth, a few other more important aspects have been explored lately. Silica helps ensure collagen elasticity of all connecting tissues in the body, including tendons and cartilage. This reduces … Continue reading Discover silica’s anti-aging and heavy metal detox properties

Chelation therapy for heavy metal toxicity, the pros and cons

With the staggering 80,000 synthetic chemicals lurking in the environment – and over 700 contaminants present at detectable levels in the body of the average American adult – it is clear that modern life poses unprecedented challenges to the immune system. According to medical researcher Dr. Thomas Janossy plus many other integrative healthcare experts, chelation represents … Continue reading Chelation therapy for heavy metal toxicity, the pros and cons

Heavy metals WARNING and safe detoxification strategies

The increasing exposure to heavy metals in our immediate environment – and within the human body – is proving to be a major threat to the health of both. Exposure to mercury, one of the most neurotoxic of all metals, is widespread – with an Environmental Working Group study finding that 30 percent of pregnant women studied had … Continue reading Heavy metals WARNING and safe detoxification strategies

If you grow food in cinder blocks, you may be poisoning yourself with heavy metals

Cinder blocks are a common building material for raised garden beds, as they are inexpensive, durable and easy to build with. Yet, what many people don’t realize is that cinder blocks are made with a toxic byproduct of coal combustion that may contain high levels of heavy metals – metals that might leach into the soil of any … Continue reading If you grow food in cinder blocks, you may be poisoning yourself with heavy metals