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Reducing toxic chemical exposure reduces the risk of diabetes

Reducing toxic chemical exposure reduces the risk of diabetes

New research suggests that a 25% reduction in exposure to just 4 chemicals commonly found in the home would reduce diabetes cases by around 13% which could save billions of dollars in annual health costs.   Increasing evidence suggests that synthetic chemicals commonly found in the environment contribute to metabolic...

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Toxic chemicals cause weight gain

Toxic chemicals cause weight gain

Exposure to “obesogenic” chemicals has an important role in the obesity and diabetes pandemic. Studies dating back to the 1970s have shown that low-dose chemical exposures were associated with weight gain in experimental animals. Since then, a growing number of studies show links between toxins and weight gain, obesity and...

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Environmental Estrogens in cosmetics and personal care products. Breast Cancer and Toxicity

Environmental Estrogens in cosmetics and personal care products.  Breast Cancer and Toxicity

It is estimated that in the world today, there are at least 120,000 synthetic chemicals, or xenobiotics registered for commercial use and around 1,000 new chemicals are formulated each year. While many have been proven to be highly toxic and carcinogenic, little is known about the chronic effects particularly their...

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The Good Oil: Olive oil

The Good Oil: Olive oil

A liberal sprinkle of olive oil on your food may be good for your health and even slow down ageing. Many of the beneficial effects of olive oil on human health were originally thought to be the high concentrations of monounsaturated (omega 9) fatty acids, in particular oleic acid, was...

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The Good Oil: Olive oil

The Good Oil: Olive oil

A liberal sprinkle of olive oil on your food may be good for your health and even slow down ageing. Many of the beneficial effects of olive oil on human health were originally thought to be the high concentrations of monounsaturated (omega 9) fatty acids, in particular oleic acid, was...

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