pesticides


Disinfectants and Sanitizers Linked to Thyroid Cancer

A study finds people in occupations that involve frequent use of disinfectants and sanitizers, such as workers in the healthcare field, are at a markedly higher risk of developing thyroid cancer. Exposure to the chemicals called biocides can double or triple the likelihood of the disease.


Watch What You Eat: Strawberries Top The 2017 Pesticide List

May is National Strawberry Month, but before you head to the store to snag a carton of the freshly ripened berries, it’s important to understand the various chemicals likely to be on your fresh fruit.


The 15 Foods You Must Buy Organic

This time of year when we tend to eat more fruit for its refreshing taste, but some fruit is GMO-laden and pesticide-covered. Here are some facts about GMO's and tips on eating fruit safely this season.


4 Simple Steps to a Truly Effective Detox

Toxic chemicals are lurking in every cell in the body. Learn what you can start doing today to detox your body from these harmful chemicals.


12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals You Must Avoid

The Environmental Working Group recently released its dirty dozen list. Learn more about these 12 worst hormone-altering chemicals.


A Chemical in Your Home May Increase Childhood Cancer Risk

A study finds indoor pesticides, which are present in most American households, may be putting children at increased risk of childhood leukemia and lymphoma.


The Safest Alternative to Chemical Pesticides Has Been Right Under Our Noses

The devastation wrought by pesticides on the environment and human health cannot be overestimated. Is it possible for mushrooms to serve as a non-toxic, natural and effective alternative to the harmful chemicals used to kill insects?


How a Chemical Banned 40 Years Ago is Still Threatening Heart Health

Research shows that the effects of the pesticide DDT, banned over 40 years ago, continue to pose a threat to women's health.


Methyl Bromide: Too Toxic for Golf Courses…but OK for Our Food?

Methyl bromide is a highly toxic chemical that is banned in most countries. In the U.S. it's still allowed for a variety of uses.


Understanding Toxins and 6 Ways You Can Get Rid of Them

Is your body equipped with the necessary tools to thoroughly cleanse toxins from your system?