Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting chemical used in the manufacturing of plastics and it’s found in a huge range of products; everything from water bottles to paper receipts. Studies have shown that BPA can leach from these plastic and epoxy products and enter the human body by being ingested, absorbed through the skin, or inhaled. While the FDA announced in July that BPA in food packaging is safe, new research suggests that BPA is harmful to the human reproductive system even in small amounts.
At Global Healing Center, our mission is to provide a source of unbiased education for health-conscious consumers. We believe that every individual has a right to choose, for themselves, what they put into their body. Genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs, are becoming increasingly prevalent in the world’s food supply, and many people today are completely unaware that they are consuming these genetically-altered Frankenfoods. Society has become an unconscious laboratory Guinea pig, undergoing a mass experiment to determine the safety of GMOs. What is understood about GMO food, however, is painting a clear […]
For years, the scientific community has been debating the exact effects that endocrine disruptors have on the human body. Now, the environmental ministry of France is calling for urgent action from the Council of the European Union, arguing that the dangers of endocrine disruptors must be acknowledged immediately.
Recently, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration issued new recommendations regarding seafood consumption limits for women who are pregnant or nursing. This release marks the first update on recommended fish consumption since 2004. In this update, recommendations were made in regards to the minimum amount of low-mercury fish a pregnant woman should eat. Past recommendations were non-specific and only recommended a maximum amount. Recommendations from these organizations often based their guidelines on the fact that most fish can be a prime source of dietary […]
The negative health consequences of aluminum exposure have been recognized for quite some time. Unfortunately, this knowledge has not precipitated a mass removal of aluminum from common, household products such as deodorant, cookware, and food storage items.
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