Current Health News

November 6, 2018 - Issue 4467


Some Breakfast Foods Contain More Glyphosate Than Vitamin D or B12

foods with glyphosate

November 6, 2018

At 2,746 ppb and 2,837 ppb, these two cereals contain nearly 18 times more of this toxin than the EWG's safety threshold. In fact, if it had to be listed on nutrition labels, it would be above vitamins D and B12 for this cereal.

Another Class of Pesticides Is Destroying Brains

organophosphate pesticides

November 6, 2018

Exposure to a class of pesticides called organophosphates (OPs) has been shown to put children at increased risk of behavioral and cognitive deficits and neurodevelopmental disorders. Based on data from 71 countries, a team of environmental and public health researchers is calling for a global phaseout.

Coca-Cola’s Moment of Panic

Coca-Cola’s Moment of Panic

November 6, 2018

In an effort to pull in a new generation of drinkers and revive declining sales, this popular soda brand has launched four 'exotic' flavors - in smaller, redesigned cans - targeted at millennials. If you are a fan, know its consumption puts you at increased risk for chronic diseases such as depression, obesity, diabetes and heart attack.