New Study Reveals Link Between Fluoride and ADHD

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has risen in dramatic proportions these last few years, leading many to speculate one or more environmental triggers are tied to the issue. Fluoride, a common chemical additive discussed frequently on this blog, has been implicated more than once in the shocking increase of ADHD cases. A new study reveals a … Continue reading New Study Reveals Link Between Fluoride and ADHD

Study: Indian Spices Linked to Lead Poisoning

Lead paint in buildings. Lead paint on toys. Lead paint is almost everywhere. Just ask a parent. Now, according to the results of a new study published by Children’s Hospital Boston and the Harvard School of Public Health, there may now be additional cause for concern [1]. Following a number of reported lead-poisoning cases in children … Continue reading Study: Indian Spices Linked to Lead Poisoning

Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

What is Sporopollenin? The outer walls of spores and pollen grains is tough and, chemically, very stable. This causes it to be well preserved in sediments and soils. One of the most significant compounds of the cell wall is a substance known as Sporopollenin. The exact chemical composition of sporopollenin is of significant interest. The … Continue reading Health Benefits of Sporopollenin

8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

For a long time in our history, using lead to produce various everyday items was common. Largely because of how easy it was to work with. It wasn’t odd to go into a well-to-do 17th-century home and eat off of a lead plate or pour water from a lead jug. Eventually people realized it was toxic, … Continue reading 8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

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

7 Toxins Harming Your Brain Right Now

Some of the most common substances found in everyday life are harming our cognitive function right now. Along with pesticides, you have substances like BPA, phthalates, mercury, lead, benzene, and flame retardants that are affecting you, even if you don’t realize it. Hidden in your home and office, you are exposed to toxic chemicals on … Continue reading 7 Toxins Harming Your Brain Right Now

12 Toxins in Your Drinking Water

Water quality is a subject that’s been big news lately. Residents of Flint, Michigan are suffering from toxic levels of lead in their water due to incompetent governance. Unfortunately, water quality issues are not a recent development. Industrial dumping, pesticide runoff, leaky storage tanks, and government mandates have created big problems. Let’s take a look … Continue reading 12 Toxins in Your Drinking Water