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11 Foods Highest in Mycotoxins

What are Mycotoxins? Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by fungus. Basically, they can be called fungal poisons. According to David Straus, PhD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, “Spores don’t release mycotoxins into the air. The mycotoxins are in the spores and are only released from the […]

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Produce – 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus List

Let’s be honest. Trying to remember what produce should be purchased organically or at least locally from a trusted farmer can be very frustrating, especially while we are hurrying through the local grocery store or even the local farmers’ market. The Environmental Working Group has recently published their 2014 Dirty Dozen Plus list of the […]

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – What You Need to Know

What are Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals? By definition, endocrine disrupting chemicals are chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system (the system that keeps our bodies in balance, maintaining homoestasis and guides proper growth and development) and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects in both humans and wildlife. According to The National Institute […]

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Fighting Radiation – What You MUST Know to Naturally Protect Yourself

Fighting radiation and preventing radiation sickness has become important subjects. With more and more radiation from the Japan nuclear catastrophe threatening the United States as well as the certainty that nuclear events will continue to be a part of our world, it is absolutely necessary to have good reference information concerning how the body can be supported (using natural means) and […]

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