Toxins

Toxins

Toxins

Toxins - Where Do They Come From? By-products of cellular metabolism in the body 1. AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-products) AGEs are the end products of haphazard glycation reactions implicated in many chronic aging diseases. In glycation, a sugar molecule bonds...

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

The Potential Dangers of Nanoparticles in Food and Cosmetics If you stand out in a windstorm and blowing dust passes over your skin, you’re not likely to get hurt. Open your eyes, however, and some of the small particles could get inside, causing tears, redness, and...

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MSG

MSG

MSG and Your Health What is MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)? Monosodium Glutamate is the sodium salt of glutamic acid - glutamate is naturally bound to most whole, unprocessed foods (especially proteins), providing us with healthy nourishment....

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Living Healthy in a Toxic Environment

Living Healthy in a Toxic Environment

All of us are living with environmental toxins in our bodies and, for many of us, these toxins are what is causing us to be ill and to seek medical care. If the cause of your health problems is due to a buildup of environmental toxins rather than a deficiency of...

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Food Colourants

Food Colourants

Every year, food manufacturers pour 15 million pounds (6.8 million kg) of artificial food dyes into foods - and that amount only factors in eight different varieties, according to the Centre for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). These dyes are so common in foods...

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Excess Caffeine

Excess Caffeine

Caffeine - “The Jitter Drug" Caffeine is an alkaloid found naturally in coffee beans, cacao beans and the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) – it is also added to some soft drinks and energy drinks Caffeine is well known and used for its stimulating...

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Environmental & Chemical Toxins

Environmental & Chemical Toxins

This section is highly controversial.   We all know the dangers of asbestos.   Mesothelioma lung cancer patients more than most.  We know that research shows Dioxins cause cancer. Yet you can find them in animals and fresh water fish. What...

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Chemicals In Food

Chemicals In Food

What Chemicals Are in The Food We Eat? Chemicals are used in every step of the process that puts food on our table: production, harvesting, processing, packing, transport, marketing and consumption and can be dangerous to our health.  Some of these chemicals...

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Carrageenan

Carrageenan

What is Carrageenan? Is it Dangerous? Carrageenan is literally everywhere. It is virtually impossible to find a grocery store that doesn’t sell products that include it as an additive. Even the natural food stores are full of it. You can find it in organic...

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