Levels of Flame-Retardant Chemicals in American Women Finally Dropping

September 28, 2013 by  
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For the first time ever, researchers are finding that levels of flame retardants (PDBEs) are declining in the bodies of American women. The study focused on the bodies of a group of California women, and found that the PDBE levels in their bodies were 65% lower than those found in pregnant women who were tested just three years ago. Considering that flame retardants wreak havoc on our bodies , disrupting thyroid hormones in women and their newborns, as well as reducing IQ and concentration in children exposed, these lowered levels are very encouraging.  There’s still a lot of work to be done, considering that PDBEs are found in all manner of products , but these declining levels are certainly a good start. Click through to learn more about the study, as well as other flame retardants to watch out for: READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: flame retardant , flame retardant chemicals , hormone disruption , PDBE , PDBEs , pregnancy , pregnant women , thyroid        

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Genetically Modified Foods May Cause Sterility in Future Generations

June 1, 2010 by  
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These days most of what is on grocery store shelves has been engineered to taste and look a certain way. Countless researchers are currently at work trying to figure out what effects these modified “foods” could have on our bodies — they’ve already found that genetically modified foods (GMO’s) can affect birth weight and infant mortality

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