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Skin Beasts

If you follow any sort of personal care or beauty product regime everyday, the odds are excellent that you have exposed yourself to 200 different chemicals before you step out of the door to go to work!

beakersHowever, as an American consumer, you probably have every confidence that someone in a government lab coat has checked out these products you use and the substances in them. Right? Well, not exactly.

"You know more about the ingredients in your dog's flea collar than you know about the toxicity of whatever you're putting on your skin," argues David Wallinga, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C.

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Messing With Mother Nature

Through all generations of time, common plants, as humans have known them, have been the same. A soybean has been a soybean, and a potato has been a potato. But, because of the greed and abuse of power of certain agri-biotech corporations, a soybean may now be a pig, and a potato may now be a jellyfish.

Are you confused? Well, you haven’t heard anything yet!

potatoesSo far, 50 genetically engineered (GE) crops have been approved by the USDA, including potatoes, tomatoes, melons, and beets. GE rice, wheat, cucumbers, strawberries, apples, sugarcane, and walnuts are being grown on test sites. And genetically altered alfalfa, broccoli, cabbage, and lettuce may not be far behind. GE foods are everywhere, and are not allowed to be labeled by the government.

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Milking The Public

As children, most of us were raised hearing the cheery phrase, “drink your milk, it’s good for you”, at almost every meal.

cowHow was it that our well-meaning parents never stopped to ask themselves why it is that humans are the only mammals on the planet that continue to ingest milk after we are weaned from our mother?

Thousands and thousands of blood tests conducted on people who drink three or four glasses of milk a day invariably prove that they have substantially lower levels of blood calcium than individuals that don't drink milk.

Not only does cow’s milk not metabolize properly, pasteurization of cow’s milk renders the calcium insoluble.

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Microwave Ovens

microwave ovenIs it possible that millions of people are ignorantly sacrificing their health in exchange for the convenience of microwave ovens? Why did the Soviet Union ban the use of microwave ovens in 1976? Who invented microwave ovens, and why? The answers to these questions may shock you into throwing your microwave oven in the trash...

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