Have you been eating engine gasket pasta? How about yoga mat sandwiches? Maybe sauted flip flops or a shoe sole steak sounds more appetizing! No? If you have been eating these ADA containing foods, then you might as well have been. You need to know what ADA is and how to avoid it.
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ADA, or Azodicarbonamide, is a chemical foaming agent used in plastics. While is banned from use in food in most countries, the United States FDA has fully approved it for you consumption. In addition to its use as a plastics chemical, ADA also happens to be a good flour bleaching agent.
Just because ADA can be used for alternative purposes, does it mean that it should be used in our foods? It is a toxic chemical used in many foods. Read on to learn how to avoid it. First, here is the report from Reuters news by Carey Gillam.
Coke is the most valuable brand in history, and “Coca-Cola” is the world’s second-most recognized word after “hello.” However, the beverage itself is an absolute poison to the human metabolism. Coke is very close to the acidity level of battery acid and consequently it can clean surfaces equivalent to and often better than many toxic household cleaners.
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It’s cheaper and easier to buy Coke in some third world countries than it is to access clean water. Coke uses “public relations propaganda” to convince consumers and entire nations that it is an “environmental company” when really it is linked to pollution, water shortages, and disease.
People who consume soft drinks such as Coke have a 48% increase in heart attack and stroke risk, compared to people who did not drink the sodas at all or did not drink them every day. A study published in the journal Respirology reveals that soft drink consumption is also associated with lung and breathing disorders including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A healthy lifestyle is the key to enjoying a long life free of disease and dangerous drugs. Your healthy lifestyle has the extraordinary power to defeat diabetes, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. If you are reading this, then you likely already know that. However, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of the information available on the internet. Don’t let this paralyze you! Let’s simplify the process by implementing these five foundations of a healthy lifestyle!
Your degree of brain health will determine your future! You are capable of amazing levels of radiant health and well-being – regardless of any medical diagnosis. However, you can only achieve that potential by building and protecting superior brain health.
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Your potential to experience true wellness for years to come greatly depends on your brain health. Why? Because your brain controls every function and every organ in your entire body. As a result, the health of your body is a direct reflection of the health of your brain.
Unfortunately, our modern American society does not nurture great brain health. In fact, quite the opposite is promoted. From extreme levels of mental and emotional stress to brain compromising chemicals in our food supply and mind altering medications, it is very difficult to maintain good brain health.
The verdict is in on the flu shot. Many medical experts now agree it is more important to protect yourself and your family from the flu vaccine than the flu itself. Let’s take a look at the reasons behind this verdict. From extremely toxic ingredients and lack of sufficient research to disabling and even deadly side effects, here are 20 reasons you’ll want to consider before stepping up for your annual flu jab.
Your skin care lotion is killing you! Did you know that most personal care products from skin care to shampoo and even sun screen contain many cancer-causing, toxic chemicals? They may seem innocent as they moisturize and soften your skin but they are killers! Everything you put on your skin, hair and nails is absorbed into your body. If you skin care contains these chemicals, it is killing you softly. These chemicals are disturbing your hormones, causing you to gain weight and, ultimately, causing cancer.
In the U.S., manufacturers are allowed to use virtually any chemical they want in their skin care and other personal care products. Often, their products are called ‘natural’ but still contain toxic chemicals. Their goal is to generate sales, not to protect your health. As a result, the chemicals they choose may be expedient for them but detrimental to your health and life. So, how can you protect yourself? Ultimately, your health is your responsibility. Rather than trust a product manufacturer, do your own research to make sure that your skin care products are truly safe.
Toxicity is a major problem in our society and it causes many diseases including cancer. It is important to avoid as many sources of toxicity as possible. However, it is impossible to completely avoid exposure to every toxin. The good news is that your body is intelligently designed to detox all chemicals – even new ones that scientists have invented in labs. The key is living a lifestyle that allows your body to detox naturally.
This article is Part 2 of 2 addressing the issue of toxicity in our children and what to do to help them detoxify naturally. Read part 1, “The Top 10 Toxins that are Poisoning Your Kids”, to gain more understanding of the toxicity problem and its health consequences. In part 2, we turn our attention to specific strategies and tips for detoxifying your kids. Be sure to read my favorite detox tips for picky kids at the end of this article. By the way, all of these tips apply to adults as well!
From BPA, MSG, pesticides, environmental chemicals, household cleaners, toxins in vaccines and prescription drugs, our children are exposed to a huge amount of toxic chemicals. Toxins are everywhere in our modern society. They are damaging your child’s health and causing disease. How can you get these chemicals out of your children’s bodies and protect them? The first step is to understand where they are coming from. Then you can eliminate them and incorporate a healthy lifestyle that naturally detoxes your child’s body.
If you have ever searched for weight loss programs, you know that there is a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there. This 5 step wellness-based weight loss program addresses the underlying causes of obesity to provide you with real solutions.
In the last article, Heart Disease and The Cholesterol Myth, I dispelled the myth that high cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Cholesterol has been assumed to be the culprit because it happens to be elevated in people who have, or are developing, heart disease. It is guilty by association – a case of being caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.