hormonal health

endocrine disruptors in food

Endocrine Disruptors in Food Promote Diabetes (7 Ways to Protect Yourself)

Avoiding chemicals in personal care and household products and eating organic foods can protect you against hidden chemicals that promote diabetes. In fact, dozens of endocrine disruptors in food - from farm raised fish to fresh fruit -  have been found to increase the risk for diabetes by up to 3800%! Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system, the system that regulates hormones that … [Read more...]

hormone mimics in plastic

Hormone Mimics in Plastic: How To Protect Yourself

Do you store your food in plastic containers? Do you ever put plastic in the microwave? If so, think twice about it. The reason? There are dozens - if not hundreds -  of chemicals found in our foods that act as hormone mimics - acting like the hormone estrogen. These gender benders (called xenoestrogens) cause early sexual development in children, reproductive difficulties for adults, and they … [Read more...]

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Hormone Imbalance – Do You Suffer From This Silent Epidemic?

Do you ever feel tired or lack energy? Can't seem to lose those extra pounds? Suffer from low thyroid function? Are you aging not quite as gracefully as you would like to? Do you go through mood swings or become irritated easily? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, the culprit could be your hormones. And even if you are not suffering from noticeable symptoms, there is a very good … [Read more...]

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Are Endocrine Disruptors Messing with Your Hormones?

Do you sometimes have trouble sleeping? Ever feel tired or lack energy? Can’t seem to lose those extra pounds? Are you aging not quite as gracefully as you would like to? Do you have aches and pains? Do you go through mood swings or become irritated easily? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, the culprit could be endocrine disruptors.   And even if you are not suffering from … [Read more...]

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Do You Have a Selenium Deficiency

If you've been feeling a little low, suffering from a sluggish thyroid or having trouble conceiving... it could be because of the soil our food is grown in. Reliance on chemical fertilizers and improper farming practices over the last 50 years have depleted our soil of a vital micronutrient - selenium. And because crops convert selenium into organic forms that can be absorbed by the human … [Read more...]

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How Much BPA and Mercury Are Safe?

If you're under the impression that "a little won't hurt you", I have some startling news. Recent research found that invisible, health-harming chemicals in our foods (and topical products too) rapidly accumulate in our bodies - even with the small, normal amounts commonly eaten or applied. The problem is that these common chemicals disrupt our hormones, encourage weight gain and even … [Read more...]

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