The 7 Worst Things About Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is an ugly process that drives highly-pressurized chemicals, water, and sand into underground rock. Usually looking for oil or natural gas, fracking operations leave their stain on the environment, but the human price might even be higher. Think of it this way: imagine dropping a couple of tablespoons of red dye … Continue reading The 7 Worst Things About Fracking

New Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

More bad news from the site of the Fukushima disaster — a leak directly into the seawater was detected at the plant. The new leak, which caused radiation contamination to escalate up to 70 times greater than usual, has been swept under the rug by the company that operates the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO). This … Continue reading New Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

As much as we have to look after our insides, we have to also take care of the insides of our houses. If nothing else, that’s where we live, and if we’re to stay healthy, we should live in a clean and healthy environment. When the indoor environment where we live becomes toxic, it’s only … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

Tell Nestlé to Stop Illegal Water Drilling

A recent investigative report published in the Desert Sun newspaper is showing that Nestlé, one of the largest food businesses in the world, has been illegally pumping water from a Southern California national forest for 27 years. The company’s permit expired in 1988, yet it continues to extract water from the drought-stricken area, placing profits … Continue reading Tell Nestlé to Stop Illegal Water Drilling

Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers

The other day, a colleague of mine sent me over the results from a recent study that shows a link between higher body mass index (BMI) in toddlers, and the mothers’ prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants, such as pesticides found on the foods we eat [1]. The study, conducted by the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, concluded … Continue reading Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers

Love Your Liver by Cleansing It! Global Healing Center Infographic

Are you aware of the incredible functions of your liver? The liver produces bile to break down lipids, insulin, and hormones. It metabolizes proteins by converting amino acids into glucose to produce energy. It cleanses the body by removing wastes and toxins from your blood to be excreted. A Toxic Liver Needs Detoxification Modern society has … Continue reading Love Your Liver by Cleansing It! Global Healing Center Infographic

How to Flush the Liver

To understand liver cleansing, it’s necessary to understand the function of the liver is to process toxins. If a liver running at 60% efficiency is leaving 40% of toxins unprocessed to accumulate in and float around, what effect do you think that has on your body? The liver is one of the body’s most vital organs; a … Continue reading How to Flush the Liver

Study: Gut Bacteria Transforms Arsenic, Increases Its Toxicity

For many people, worrying about arsenic poisoning is akin to worrying about catching the bubonic plague. They believe it’s something only found in history books. Unfortunately, even in today’s world, arsenic poisoning is still a very real concern. Certain forms of arsenic are found naturally in areas with high concentrations of metal ore. When these metals are … Continue reading Study: Gut Bacteria Transforms Arsenic, Increases Its Toxicity

Medical Journal Designates Fluoride as Neurotoxin

Fluoridation, the process of adding fluoride to public water supplies in an effort to prevent cavities, has courted controversy since its introduction in the US during the 1940s. Now, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has published a report that supports what opponents of fluoride have long been arguing. In essence, the journal article pointed to the fact that … Continue reading Medical Journal Designates Fluoride as Neurotoxin

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