Plastics (again!): Lining in aluminum and steel water bottles contain BPA

Ok, I really missed on this one. Evidently the insides of steel and aluminum water bottles contain a plastic liner. I should of guessed, since I did write about canned foods (see Plastic in a Can) over a year and a half ago.  Many of us switched to aluminum and steel bottles in order to avoid […]

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Sex Hormone In A Can: Plastic Part 3

Evidently there is a plastic liner in metal cans that contains large amounts of Bisphenol A.  Bisphenol A, which comes from plastic, is a chemical that mimics sex hormones. One big culprit is tomatoes, which are acidic and leaches the chemical out more. They also single out plastic containers and plastic wrap and it is important […]

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Here’s to You Mr. Robinson: Plastic Part 2

New research indicates that plastic wrappers and plastic liners for paper and boxes, designed to protect greasy food can enter the food and break down into harmful chemicals affecting the liver, hormonal system, fetal development, and the immune system. Some of the main culprits are microwave popcorn, butter and candy (chocolate) wrappers, foods with butter and margarine, […]

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Mucuna Supreme 30% Off For May

For the month of May, Mucuna Supreme will be 30% off. From the manufacturer: Primary Usage: Neurodegenerative conditions Low Libido Stress Control Depression Antioxidant Mucuna Supreme is made from the seeds of the velvet-bean, Mucuna pruriens. Mucuna’s use as a medicinal plant dates back thousands of years. It been used to treat a wide variety of […]

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Don’t Wash Chicken and Turkey

I recently became aware of a campaign to keep people from rinsing/washing/soaking their poultry. They state that the best way to kill the bacteria is by cooking it properly. Washing the poultry only spreads the bacteria onto your hands and around your kitchen. I had been recommending rinsing and soaking poultry in salt water as […]

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Why did it take so long to report the last three precincts in Cuyahoga County? Notes from an election observer.

As many of you know I took yesterday off and was a voting observer in Cuyahoga County. If you stayed up last night and were watching the reports come in for Cuyahoga county, you may have noticed that it took a long time for the last three precincts to report (or you may have noticed […]

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Toxins in Cash and Register Receipts?

A new study shows that Bisphenol A is found not only in cash register receipts,  but is also lurking in our dollar bills. How many of us put our receipts with the cash that we get back? I know I do. Bisphenol A is a compound commonly found in plastics. It is an estrogen mimicker […]

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Sex Hormones in Skin Care Products

For years I have been warning about sex hormones that are found in plastics and how they can cause pain especially low back pain. They also increase the chance of breast and skin cancers as well as low sperm count in men and other hormonal problems.  This weekend, I learned that many skin care products […]

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Healing Properties of Sea Salt

In Salt: Your way to Health, author Dr. David Brownstein, M.D. states that regular table salt (iodized and non-iodized) is actually harmful to us. Refined salt is devoid of minerals and co-factors that are essential for health. Table salt can also contain anti-caking agents and dextrose that some people react to. At the same time, […]

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For Doctors: Dixon X-ray Pencils Discontinued

New update 5-12-11 It seems that the trusty Tru/Color Film Marker Black 2225 (the Dixon X-ray Pencils) has been discontinued (the box says Vis-Aid Film Marker Pencils 12225). When I called Dixon,  they said that its last production run was two years ago, that stock has now been sold and they are not going to […]

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Bacterial Contamination In Chicken

Consumer reports recently did an article called “Dirty Birds” on bacterial contamination of chicken. They tested over 500 store bought chicken and found that 83% were contaminated with the food poisoning causing bacteria Campylobacter and Salmonella. This is a 69% increase over a similar study that they did in 2003. All major brands were affected […]

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