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Organic Products Are Really Better For Your Kids: 10 Reasons Why Your Kids Need Them
July 27, 2014 – 2:29 am | No Comment
Organic Products Are Really Better For Your Kids: 10 Reasons Why Your Kids Need Them

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It seems like every product today has the word natural, sustainable, organic or green stamped across the front of it to lure buyers in. In fact there is so much “green washing” going on and …

These Popular Plastic Bottles May Be Messing With Your Hormones
June 19, 2014 – 7:33 am | No Comment
These Popular Plastic Bottles May Be Messing With Your Hormones

 
 
 
 
 
 
A new study finds that many BPA-free brands advertised as safe may be anything but.
Many BPA-free plastics may leach BPA-like chemicals that are potentially damaging to human health, a dilemma Mother Jones explored in our exposé on the plastics …

Children As Young As Nine To Be Offered Sex Change Hormones Before Puberty
June 3, 2014 – 2:49 am | No Comment
Children As Young As Nine To Be Offered Sex Change Hormones Before Puberty

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Children as young as nine are to be prescribed drugs which delay the onset of puberty as the first step towards a sex change operation, according to reports. The issue is intricately complicated and, naturally, has …

Deadly Mycotoxins Found In Breakfast Cereals
May 7, 2014 – 1:46 am | No Comment
Deadly Mycotoxins Found In Breakfast Cereals

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It’s been estimated that mycotoxins infect around 25% of the world’s cereal crop.  Mycotoxins include over 300 toxic compounds produced when certain molds or fungi infect crops.
A new study shows that breakfast cereals can be …

Six Good Reasons To Avoid Conventional Grocery Store Milk
April 15, 2014 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Six Good Reasons To Avoid Conventional Grocery Store Milk

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You’ve probably heard misguided nutrition advice telling you that low-fat dairy is good for you. You might also hear “be sure it’s pasteurized, because raw dairy products are dangerous.” In fact, the truth is that …

Hormones Seem To Connect To Depression, Memory Loss
April 15, 2014 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Hormones Seem To Connect To Depression, Memory Loss

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past research has long indicated that depression is a big risk factor for memory loss in aging adults. But it is still unclear exactly how the two issues are related and whether there is potential …

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body
March 20, 2014 – 9:54 pm | No Comment
7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plastics (or the chemical name, phthalates) are now considered the number one pollutant in the human body. They make products flexible, durable, and these chemicals are also in items you would not consider to be plastics, …

Why Is A Former Monsanto Vice President Running the FDA?
March 20, 2014 – 9:44 pm | No Comment
Why Is A Former Monsanto Vice President Running the FDA?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Former Monsanto Vice President Michael R. Taylor is the current Deputy Commissioner for Foods at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He was promoted from US Food Safety Czar to Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of the …

Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain
March 17, 2014 – 11:18 pm | No Comment
Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain

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Driving along Highway 101 through California’s Salinas Valley, it’s hard to miss the fact that you are traveling through one of the most bountiful farm belts in the country. No matter the time of year, …

Is milk good for you?
September 15, 2013 – 8:24 pm | No Comment
Is milk good for you?

 
 
 
 
Cow’s milk has been consumed for thousands of years, and has been touted as a healthy drink for strong bones and teeth, among many other benefits.
Ever since we were kids, most of our parents made …