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With its wide range of benefits — from helping clear up scars, heal wounds and provide emotional support via aromatherapy — you can never go wrong with geranium oil.
No need to be obvious to be dangerous, as people now know. This potential daily exposure can take many years to expel from your body and is linked to multiple cancers, infant death, liver toxicity and more. If you live in any of these areas, you may be at especially high risk.
Monsanto has a history of producing toxic and dangerous chemicals, from DDT to Agent Orange. However, one chemical now pollutes the entire earth, increases your risk of certain cancers and may affect your fertility and the fertility of your children.
Washing your clothes is not harmless. Different types of machines may release different amounts of fibers and chemicals from your clothes, poisoning wastewater runoff and clogging the water supply with hormone disrupting chemicals and plastics.
Is your dental insurance company your mortal enemy? On this they are. Their ridiculous restrictions can bury your physical and financial wellbeing under layers of fine print. How to sway them to ditch these slimy 'bait and switch' campaigns, and protect your health today.
A leading academic official has been forced to step down after having close ties with soda maker Coca-Cola. Meanwhile, another US health public official was outed for promoting and leading research for the soda giant.
Many believe that applying sunscreen daily will prevent skin cancer, but science backing this up is lacking. In addition, growing research shows constant sunscreen usage may carry health risks of its own.
While coconut oil has many benefits, including microbial, it does not contribute much of an energy boost. Nor does it suppress your hunger or help feed your brain the way this tasteless and odorless oil does. Add it to your salads, smoothies and vegetable juices.
Far from being nasty germs that are considered harmful, microbes are earning new respect from scientists, especially since fungi, bacteria and other minuscule critters are seen as 'partners' to improve your immune system. Food, microbes and health are all inextricably intertwined, and the gut-brain connection may shed light on how they affect your metabolism.