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Shifting Climates, Foods, and Diseases: The Human Microbiome through Evolution Human evolution has been punctuated by climate anomalies, structuring environments, deadly infections, and altering landscapes. How well humans adapted to these new circumstances had direct effects on fitness and survival. Research is showing how the gut microbiome could have contributed to human evolutionary success through … Read more

Glyphosate, weed killers and cancer

Glyphosate is the world’s most widely produced herbicide and is the primary toxic chemical in Roundup™, as well as in many other herbicides. In addition, it is a broad-spectrum herbicide that is used in more than 700 different products from agriculture and forestry to home use. Exposure to glyphosate has been linked to autism, Alzheimer’s, … Read more

Environmental chemicals and your unborn baby

There are calls for public health authorities to intervene to reduce the use of phthalates, following research suggesting that maternal exposure during pregnancy leads to shorter pregnancy duration and smaller head circumference. Phthalates may be used in coatings for tablets, or in perfumes, nail polish and eye makeup; household cleaning products; home flooring and wall … Read more

The best treatment is Prevention

The Leading-Edge in Cancer Recovery Methods are your best Prevention By: Nancy Callahan, B.Sc Maybe it’s your time to take cancer prevention more seriously.  We keep reading anywhere from 50% to 65% or more of cancer is caused by ‘environmental factors’, depending on the organization reporting.  Leading experts claim it’s even higher.  Yet all too … Read more

Is it Time to Give Your Body a Holistic Cleanse?

Article written and submitted by Anne Graham Everyone is guilty of overdoing it sometimes: working too hard, not getting enough sleep, or overindulging with the food and drink that you are using to fuel your body. When you are run down and need to rejuvenate, your body has a range of subtle ways of letting you know. … Read more

Pesticides and Parkinson’s disease

A possible link between widely used pesticides in Australian food with Parkinson’s Disease uncovered by university studies. Parkinson’s disease is the second-most prevalent neurodegenerative condition in Australia, with an estimated 70,000 Australians living with the disease1 Recently, ABC News reported on research showing a cluster of Parkinson’s disease cases in rural Victoria that may be … Read more

Food for thought: what’s making us fat and sick

Few would deny that the abundance of high calorie foods couples with a sedentary lifestyle is in the most part responsible for the surge in obesity in modern times. However, despite all the good advice about the importance of diet and exercise, there are anomalies in this theory.  For example, there are those who scarcely … Read more

Our toxic new world

Recent studies confirm human exposure to heavy metals have risen dramatically as a result of an exponential increase of their use in industrial, agricultural, domestic and technological applications. Mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic and aluminium are found in numerous everyday sources from our environment and may be the cause of underlying immunological, metabolic and behavioural conditions. … Read more

Chemicals that endanger a child’s brain development

In a new report, dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children’s health advocates are calling for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger neurodevelopment in fetuses and children of all ages. The chemicals that are of most concern include lead and mercury; organophosphatepesticides used in agriculture and home … Read more