Archive for the Health Tips Category


APPLE WALDORF SMOOTHIE

2 large organic Apples1 stalk organic Celery1/3 cup unsweetened Coconut1/4 cup organic Raisins1/8 cup Walnuts (Preferable soaked overnight)1 teaspoon Cinnamon1 tablespoon ground Flax Seed1 cup distilled Water Core and cut apples, chop celery and place in a blender. Add water, then remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth. ENJOY!

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Dangerous Beauty – by David Lowell Kern

*Scientists warn of Harmful Ingredients In our Shampoos and Cosmetics. By David Lowell Kern New health concerns are being raised over some common ingredients in hair shampoos, skin creams, toothpastes, and other personal care products. According to researchers in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Japan, these ingredients may be linked to premature baldness, cataract […]

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Toxic Elements Found in Infants’ Cord Blood

By Christine StapletonPalm Beach Post Staff WriterThursday, July 14, 2005In a benchmark study released today, researchers found an average of 200 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals in the umbilical cord blood of newborns, including seven dangerous pesticides – some banned in the United States more than 30 years ago. The report, Body Burden – […]

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Killing Her Softly – Author Unknown

When the alarm rings she slowly gets out of bed, turns on the shower and under the steady stream of warm water, she gently scrubs her body with Ammonia, Formaldehyde and Phenol. Next, she shampoos her tinted hair with DEA and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate. Rinsing the shampoo, she applies a good amount of mutagenic DEA […]

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Top 10 Killer Household Chemicals

1. Air Fresheners interfere with your ability to smell by releasing a nerve-deadening agent. Known toxic chemicals found in an air freshener: Formaldehyde (highly toxic, known carcinogen) and phenol. When phenol touches your skin it can cause it to swell, burn, peel, and break out in hives. Even a small amount of this commonly-known cleaning […]

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Balancing the pH

Understanding pH The term pH stands for “potential” of “Hydrogen”. It is the amount of hydrogen ions in a particular solution. The more ions, the more acidic the solution. The fewer ions, the more alkaline (base) the solution. pH is measured on a scale of 0 to 14 with seven being neutral. The lower the […]

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Ladies, Is Your Purse Making You Sick?

We all do it. We walk into a room and throw our purse on the floor or worse yet, in the seat of the grocery cart. What you're carrying around on your purse could gross you out! It seems we are so careful about other things we use and touch on a regular basis but […]

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How to Wash Your Hands Effectively

Rubbing your hands together under running water is the most important part of washing away infectious germs. Here are some basic steps to help ensure a thorough and effective hand washing. Always use warm, running water and a mild liquid (non-antibacterial) soap is preferred. Get a paper towel and keep it on the sink to […]

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Products That Contain Triclosan

By Ben Kim, D.C. If you are not yet aware of the potential dangers of triclosan, you should know that this antibacterial agent has been strongly linked to the following effects on human health: Abnormalities with the endocrine system, particularly with thyroid hormone signaling Weakening of the immune system Birth defects Uncontrolled cell growth Unhealthy […]

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Antibacterial Soap Warning

By Ben Kim, D.C.  If you are still using antibacterial soap that contains a compound called triclosan, I hope that a brilliant study published in the journal, Aquatic Toxicology will persuade you to consider switching to the plainest bar of soap that you can find. Researchers have discovered that exposure to triclosan can cause significant […]

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