Toxic Medication in Your Drinking Water

Howt taste better or perhaps addiing some DEET (misquito repellant)? Researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency have recenlty found numerous toxins in our water supply when samples were taken across the country. New reports have talked about pharmaceutical drugs in the water but the list of contaminants is considerably larger and more dangerous. Tap water…

Contaminated Heparin Kills over One Hundred People

“The FDA’s investigation found a compound derived from animal cartilage sneaked into supplies of raw heparin coming from China. Although scientists haven’t yet proved the compound triggered the reactions, it is the chief suspect.” The latest deaths from heparin were reported to the FDA as occurring in February, the month that Baxter International recalled contaminated batches, the AP…

Powerful Health Benefits of Tea

The health buzz word associated with green tea is ‘antioxidants.’  Its leaves, loaded with flavonoids  and other polyphenols, act as antioxidants to lower the risk of some diseases.  “While numerous studies have found possible benefits, the actual benefits of drinking tea are not certain,” said the report. But there’s the catch. What else are you consuming? …

Drugs in Water Supply

This grave situation cannot receive enough scrutiny.  And just what is the most recent problem?  Drugs in our water supply systems! You may be wondering how they got there.  From urine and from unused drugs that are dumped in toilets and down kitchen and bathroom sinks. Only a few water filtration companies have begun to…

Diabetes Risk Increased with High Fat Diet

Northwestern University researchers, however, recently discovered an additional drawback.  High-fat diets can quickly cause changes to the body’s internal clock.  This can have a negative impact on appetite regulation, leading to an increased risk of obesity and diabetes. The study comprised two separate groups of mice that were kept in total darkness.  Both groups ate normally…