Are You Giving Your Children Poisonous Apple Juice?

Most of us do our best to limit the amount of non-nutritional junk sitting around the house, especially those of us with kids. Instead of sugary sodas, many smart parents will usually reach for a healthier alternative, such as apple juice. Sadly, new findings out of Florida suggest that every time you pour your child … Continue reading Are You Giving Your Children Poisonous Apple Juice?

Arsenic in Apple and Grape Juice Poses Health Risks

Many children enjoy drinking apple or grape juice and many parents see juice as a healthy alternative to soda and artificially flavored fruit punch. New research, however, suggests these juices are not as innocent as we’re led to believe. In fact, if a recent Consumer Reports investigation is correct, they could be slowly poisoning hundreds of … Continue reading Arsenic in Apple and Grape Juice Poses Health Risks

8 Things You May Not Know About Lead Poisoning

Lead is a toxic metal and lead poisoning can have really ugly consequences. Lead exposure commonly happens by way of lead based paint, the CDC has reported it as the number one cause of exposure in children. Other persons are exposed to lead dust through occupational hazards. But did you know lead exposure can cause … Continue reading 8 Things You May Not Know About Lead Poisoning

The Health Dangers of Cadmium

Cadmium is a toxic metal that occurs naturally in the environment. Humans are exposed to cadmium mostly through plant-derived food. There is no safe margin of cadmium exposure and the need to lower human exposure is desperate. Cadmium produces a number of health problems and is a known carcinogen. In industry, it’s regulated by the … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Cadmium

Could Your Smart Tablet Be Damaging to Your Health?

Smart tablets, phones, and personal computers are all the rage in today’s technology-driven society, and it doesn’t look like the trend will ever cease. These devices have made life easier than ever before by acting as a singular storage unit for contacts, documents, money, and social networks. Despite their convenience, many companies are still loading … Continue reading Could Your Smart Tablet Be Damaging to Your Health?

Choosing the Right Cookware

We hear a lot about the importance of eating food that’s organically grown and free of pesticides and other harmful toxins. That’s often where the conversation stops. However, should we also give consideration to the cookware we use to prepare the food we eat? Of course nobody wants to eat food with a high aluminum … Continue reading Choosing the Right Cookware

The Health Dangers of Antimony

Antimony is a naturally occurring metal typically found in ore deposits. [1]Antimony is widely used in industry and present in all kinds of everyday items. Most commonly, the metal has been used as a flame retardant in products as diverse as toys, car seat covers, engine covers for light aircraft, clothing for kids, and uniforms … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Antimony

20 Reasons Why You Need A Chemical and Toxic Metal Cleanse

Everyday, we are bombarded with toxic metals and chemicals that can have a negative affect on our health. This can include the development of cancer, as well as many other diseases. There are things you can do to prevent these toxic metals from affecting your overall health. I personally recommend doing a toxic metal cleanse … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why You Need A Chemical and Toxic Metal Cleanse

The Health Dangers of Arsenic Toxicity

Arsenic is an element that is extremely toxic to human health. Arsenic poisoning or arsenicosis occurs when someone is exposed to high levels of arsenic, typically by unknowingly ingesting it. Although uncommon, poisoning can occur by inhalation or through dermal absorption. [1] Despite this, or maybe because of it, humans have used arsenic in many … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Arsenic Toxicity

Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Lead

Lead is a naturally occurring metal but its natural status doesn’t mean it’s healthy. In fact, lead is extremely toxic to humans and affects the liver, kidneys, reproductive system, and nervous system. [1] Lead exposure can happen quietly and causes permanent problems, especially to the brain.Children are the most at-risk for lead exposure and the … Continue reading Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Lead