Smoking Damage is Instantaneous

Smoking can produce cancer causing chemicals in the body within 15 minutes of smoking a cigarette according to research from the University of Minnesota. The research, which was funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute and published in Chemical Research in Toxicology, identified a substance that can damage DNA and lead to the formation of…

Watch Out for Synthetics in Baby Formula

  For years, baby formula manufacturers have been fortifying and reformulating their formula blends in an effort to position them as equal or superior to natural breast milk. Beginning in 2002, many producers began supplementing their formulas with synthetic forms of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA), the long chain fatty acids naturally present…

Are You Drinking Poison?

Fluoride and chlorine are both abundantly present in tap water in the US and much of the rest of the developed world. Both of these elements are in the halogen family. Halogens are a family of 5 non-metallic elements that readily combine with metals to form salts. Most of these resulting compounds are toxic. The…