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Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods

Cadmium is known as a highly toxic metal that represents a major hazard to human health. It sticks around in our body for decades because our body has no efficient way to get rid of it and may contrib…

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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of†media reports declaring that organic food is no†more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A†meta-analysis pu…

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Organic Foods Are Higher in Cancer-Fighting Antioxidants, New Study Shows

Foods grown without toxic chemicals aren't just good for the environment. A new study by Newcastle University in the UK shows that organic foods actually contain more cancer-fighting antioxidants and …

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8 Million Acres of China’s Farmland Too Polluted To Grow Food

More than 8 million acres of farmland in China is so highly polluted that it is too contaminated to grow crops! This was just reported by Wang Shiyuan, deputy minister of the Ministry of Land and Re…

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32 Surprising Sources of Toxic Heavy Metals

Heavy metal is a serious threat to the health of your body and brain. Iím not referring to Ozzy Osbourne or Metallica here, although too much headbanging has probably damaged more than a few brain cel…

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Got Heavy Metals in Your Soil?

Urban gardens have become a popular pastime for city dwellers looking to add a touch of beauty and homegrown vegetables into their lives. However, the chances of toxins lurking below your homegr…

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Heavy-Metal Toxicity: 16 Ways to Limit Your Exposure

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life What would you think if someone asked you to consume a dose of heavy metals every day for the rest of your life? Most likely, you'd be horrified. But truth b…

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