Antibacterial Soap Ingredient Triclosan Shown to Cause Liver Cancer in Mice

November 28, 2014 by  
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“ Antibacterial ” has become a trusted catchword in recent years, synonymous with cleanliness and immaculate hygiene—but studies are showing that these products are doing more harm than good. Triclosan , the key ingredient in antibacterial dish detergents, gel hand sanitizers , toothpastes, and hand soaps, has been proven to cause liver cancer in mice, effectively transforming this vital, blood-cleansing organ into a lump of scar tissue. Tests on human subjects have shown that it’s present in the urine of 75 percent of people involved in the study, and in the breast milk of 97 percent of the lactating female subjects… so what does that mean for our long-term health? Read the rest of Antibacterial Soap Ingredient Triclosan Shown to Cause Liver Cancer in Mice Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Antibacterial , antibacterial gel , antibacterial soap , breast milk , cancer , chemicals , liver , liver damage , liver destruction , liver fibrosis , liver tumor , liver tumors , liver tumour , liver tumours , organ , organ damage , poison , toxin , toxins , triclosan , tumours , urine

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Adults in China Drinking Human Breast Milk to Reap Nutritional Benefits

July 9, 2013 by  
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We all know that breast milk is chock-full of more than 700 different types of valuable bacteria — great for newborns, but now adults want in on the liquid gold. In China , a new diet craze promotes drinking human breast milk to reap the benefits of its nutrients. Some wealthy adults are even hiring wet nurses to do the work for them, even though breastfeeding rates and milk donation is uncommon in China. What do you think of adults drinking breast milk to boost their health? Tell us your thoughts and take our poll ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: breast milk , breast milk diet , breast milk nutrients , breastfeeding , china , Chinese drinking human breast milk , human breast milk , Inhabitots , new diet breast milk , new diet craze , Nutritional benefits of breast milk        

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Best of Inhabitots: 7 Toxic Dangers for Kids

September 3, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: on_ovington + Baby formula could contain unsettling amounts of aluminum &emdash;more than 40 times the amount found in breast milk, according to one recent study. + Another scary side-effect of tainted baby formula: Breasts in female infants . + 85 percent of so-called kid-friendly drinks and snacks could contain

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Chef Daniel Angerer Defends Cheese Made From Wife’s Breast Milk

March 9, 2010 by  
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Last week, we brought you news about Chef Daniel Angerer’s special cheese made from his wife’s breast milk , and boy did that open a can of worms ! While we expected knee-jerk ‘ EEEWWW ‘ reactions from people, we didn’t really imagine the extent to which people would get up in arms about breast milk cheese – something which in our minds is totally natural, organic, and not gross in the slightest. People got so concerned about the breastmilk cheese issue that apparently the New York Department of Health came to pay Angerer a visit over the weekend .

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