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

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?

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

Cobalt in hip replacement parts found to cause Alzheimer’s disease via heavy metals poisoning

Hip replacement parts are often made with cobalt, a toxic heavy metal. Doctors are now concerned that cobalt poisoning is causing Alzheimer’s among hip replacement recipients. As reported by the UK Daily Mail: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency announced last month that patients would be called in for x-rays and blood tests to check … Continue reading Cobalt in hip replacement parts found to cause Alzheimer’s disease via heavy metals poisoning

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

EXCLUSIVE: Natural News tests flu vaccine for heavy metals, finds 25,000 times higher mercury level than EPA limit for water

Mercury tests conducted on vaccines at the Natural News Forensic Food Lab have revealed a shockingly high level of toxic mercury in an influenza vaccine (flu shot) made by GlaxoSmithKline (lot #9H2GX). Tests conducted via ICP-MS document mercury in the Flulaval vaccine at a shocking 51 parts per million, or over 25,000 times higher than the maximum contaminant … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Natural News tests flu vaccine for heavy metals, finds 25,000 times higher mercury level than EPA limit for water

How arsenic blocks the body from removing other heavy metals

The dangers associated with the heavy metal arsenic extend far beyond just its direct effects on immunity and cognitive function. A recent study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) reveals that chronic exposure to this deadly poison actually prevents the body from naturally removing many other toxic heavy metals like lead, mercury, iron and cadmium, … Continue reading How arsenic blocks the body from removing other heavy metals