What is EDTA Chelation Therapy?

Chelation Therapy is a safe, effective and relatively inexpensive treatment to restore blood flow in victims of atherosclerosis without surgery. Chelation Therapy involves the intravenous infusion of a prescription medicine called Ethylene Diamine Tetra-Acetic Acid (EDTA), plus vitamins and minerals at therapeutic dosages. EDTA chelation infusions are administered by slow drip, circulating through the blood stream treating the entire … Continue reading What is EDTA Chelation Therapy?

4 Reasons to Be Skeptical of Products from China

Much of China is heavily polluted and the air quality is especially terrible. Pollution levels in Beijing can sometimes get up to 20 times the limit set by the World Health Organization! [1] All this pollution could certainly be a dangerous factor when it comes to the products you buy, but it’s more than just toxic air. Many … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Be Skeptical of Products from China

The Rise of the Obesogens

Diet advice as it pertains to weight gain has been simple–take in than you can burn off and you’ll gain weight. The calorie in, calorie out approach to weight loss is not only outdated, it’s also ineffective in some cases. While no one is arguing the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise regime for maintaining a … Continue reading The Rise of the Obesogens

What are Obesogens?

Obesogens is an umbrella term given to the dozens of endocrine disruptors that play a role in obesity. Chemicals from plastics, like BPA, are known obesogens, and these chemicals pollute our waterways and pervade our homes. The effects of obesogens have been studied intensely over the past few years and the research shows that they have … Continue reading What are Obesogens?

5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a dangerous, toxic compound used in the lining of food packaging. BPA contaminates food and makes its way into the body to wreak havoc. The brain, endocrine system, and hormones are all affected by BPA, and research shows that this compound is especially dangerous to young children. While you may not be able … Continue reading 5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

Despite Known Dangers, BPA Continues to Taint Food Supply

BPA, or bisphenol-A, is an endocrine disruptor you’ve heard me mention before. It’s been shown to mimic hormones in the body–namely estrogen–and contribute to hormone imbalance. These dangers have been known for a long time. You’d think that spawn change to eliminate the use of BPA, right? Wrong. According to a new survey of over 250 … Continue reading Despite Known Dangers, BPA Continues to Taint Food Supply

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

7 Dangers of Plastic

Recently I talked about the dangers of lead and how, at one time, lead was used as heavily as plastic. Not anymore. Lead was discovered to be highly toxic and the use of it in products like paint, toys, and electronics drastically declined. There is concern now that we’re in a similar position with plastic. Let’s look … Continue reading 7 Dangers of Plastic

7 Things Expecting Mothers Need to Know

Maybe you’re a new mother and are expecting a new bundle of joy. Of course, you want to make sure things are just right for your baby, and part of that starts with the choices you make right now. Making sure you are limiting (or preferably avoiding altogether) toxic exposure is a great first step. … Continue reading 7 Things Expecting Mothers Need to Know

The Hidden Culprit Behind Wheat Sensitivity

Many people are avoiding wheat these days in attempt to rid their lives of gluten. While gluten can be difficult to digest and lead to inflammation and other intestinal problems, it’s not the only factor at play with regard to wheat’s potential toxicity. The fact is that wheat is often consumed in a very refined form as … Continue reading The Hidden Culprit Behind Wheat Sensitivity