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Carcinogenic With AntiCarcinogenic Properties? A Review Of Studies On BHT

March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Carcinogenic With AntiCarcinogenic Properties? A Review Of Studies On BHT

What Is BHT? BHT or butyl hydroxytoluene is a fat soluble synthetic compound which is commonly used to preserve foods and cosmetics. It acts as an antioxidant, preventing chemical reactions with oxygen and allowing many products to have a greatly extended shelf life. It has been the subject of many studies, which have been contradictory […]

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Under The Dome – The Devastating Truth About China’s Smog and What We Can Learn

March 4, 2015 4 Comments
Under The Dome – The Devastating Truth About China’s Smog and What We Can Learn

A stark video, ‘Under the Dome’ documenting China’s dangerously high levels of air pollution has spread rapidly across the Globe. Chai Jing, a former state television presenter gives her personal account of living in a smog filled city, weaving in scientific evidence and shocking images for maximum impact. The video can be watched here, although […]

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The Health Implications Of Pesticide Exposure According To Scientists

February 11, 2015 0 Comments
The Health Implications Of Pesticide Exposure According To Scientists

This article aims to raise awareness of the concerns surrounding the use of pesticides. It is not intended to scaremonger, rather to educate so that people maybe think twice before continually spraying harmless bugs. Pesticides are commonly used in many homes, they are sprayed on non-organic foods, public parks, office gardens and more. This is […]

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How To Use Houseplants In The Battle Against Toxins – Plus 10 Of The Best To Absorb Airborne Contaminants

February 10, 2015 0 Comments
How To Use Houseplants In The Battle Against Toxins – Plus 10 Of The Best To Absorb Airborne Contaminants

It can feel at times that we are on the losing side of the battle against toxins in our lives. It is constant work to avoid these invisible enemies as they sneak across our front line and into our homes and onto our plates at every turn. We have toxic water supplies, soil, air and […]

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How To Dispose of Your Cosmetics Without Harming The Environment

January 19, 2015 0 Comments
How To Dispose of Your Cosmetics Without Harming The Environment

It seems to happen all of a sudden. One day you open your bathroom cabinet and it is fit to burst with all of the bottles that are stuffed inside. An avalanche threatens to launch into your bath when you accidentally knock your elbow into to containers that have found a precarious home on the […]

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Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

January 16, 2015 4 Comments
Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

The Good Human published a post back in 2007 explaining what parabens are and how to stay away from them. We followed up yesterday by looking specifically at Parabens lurking in your cosmetics, how to identify and avoid them. A study in the Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology stated that we eat ten times […]

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