Tagged: toxins

Toxic effects passed down for generations

Toxins Effect Us for Generations

Years ago scientists discovered that stress responses can be passed down over several generations within our genetic information – in a science termed epigenetics. New evidence is revealing that toxic exposures can also affect our grandchildren and their children. Research from Washington State...

kombucha and liver disease

Kombucha Proven to Protect the Liver

By Case Adams, Naturopath Researchers from India’s Jadavpur University have discovered that kombucha, a probiotic fermented tea, protects the liver’s cells against damage from toxicity. The researchers tested liver cells by exposing them to tertiary butyl hydroperoxide, a potent toxin that damages liver...

autism related to toxins

Autism Begins in the Womb

A new study by researchers at University of California-San Diego indicates that autism most likely forms in the womb. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, examined brains from six autistic children who had died. The autopsy results were...

alcohol causes breast cancer

Drinking Alcohol Increases Cancer Risk

Multiple studies out this year have now linked alcohol consumption – especially frequent drinking and binge drinking – with several types of cancer. The most recent study, from Harvard University, established that women who drink from 3-6 glasses of wine per week have...

Trash pile in Pacific Ocean

Tsunami Trash Wake Up Call

A gigantic pile of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean is headed towards Hawaii and the West Coast of Canada and the U.S. This heap of trash consists of all the stuff of our modern civilization: Houses, building materials, cars, boats, computers, plastics,...

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Autism and Toxic Exposure

A new study from Stanford University School of Medicine has found that autism has more to do with environmental factors that from heredity. This has surprised some health professionals because several previous studies showed that genetic issues were the main factor. “Autism had...