Category Archives: Product Toxins

Consumer Plastics and Child-Adult Health Risk

Living without plastic and rubber polymer products is not likely in developed countries. With that being said, one would be prudent to understand the potential health risks of such convenience products and how to mitigate relative chemical exposure from these products. Consumer prevention in knowing how to reduce this risk is especially important for healthy growth of infants and young children. Continue reading

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How Sick Buildings Affect Lives

Sick Building Syndrome has long been recognized by environmental, medical and health experts as material or other substance off-gassing. Then when concentrated in poorly ventilated space due to poorly maintained ventilation systems, has the potential to cause acute and chronic respiratory and other health problems. Many home bodies and employees never make this cause and
effect relationship to toxic materials in their work and living space. Learn how to avoid these unhealthy toxic effects. I show you how to connect the dots. Continue reading

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Aspartame the Silent Killer

“Aspartame a substitute sweetener is alive and well and its addictive qualities are now hidden within approximately another thousand food products then when I first posted this information in 2008. ‘The insanity of it all, aspartame was once undeniably opposed by the FDA for approval to marketplace. And where its chemical composition has not changed since the 80’s and continues to be claimed a safe food additive and recommended by many doctors as a safe sweetener substitute.” Continue reading

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Is Fluoride in Our City Water Necessary or Safe?

In order to determine whether adding fluoride to our public drinking water is safe, necessary or even beneficial for dental health, it is wise to first understand its origins and industrial use history during the nuclear bomb building era. Then fifty years ago the government introduced fluoride to our public water facilities claiming it would reduce cavities for our children. So if it’s not a public water quality issue, then what are our politicians overriding reasons to sell it as a healthy additive to our drinking water? Especially when it appears to be harmful to adults and Children’s health? Continue reading

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Is Weight Loss this Simple?

Throughout the years working as a fitness consultant it never seized to amaze me how many people had the same fitness goal. And I’m sure many can guess that goal. So what is the answer to healthy weight loss and removal of the toxins from the foods we consume? Outside of bad eating habits, the answer to healthy longevity, weight loss and sustainment of that loss cannot be solved by a marketer’s one diet and exercise activity prescription for all. If you expect to live an active lifestyle through your 70’s and 80’s there are 3 basic MirrorAthlete fitness principles you can apply immediately. None of these principles has anything to do with processed and convenience fast foods, quick weight loss gimmicks, muscular enhancement, or vanity products or services. Save your money! Continue reading

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Incompatible Food and Drug Mixes

Many don’t realize foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together. Those that fail to read dietary instructions on prescription use or follow doctor guidelines may cause a health risk to the body. Listed are several popular medications prescribed for the treatment of medical disorders, illness and disease. To include incompatible foods that should not be consumed relative to these pharmaceutical drugs. As always consult with your physician to determine if these guidelines are relative to your medical profile and dietary needs. Continue reading

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Steroids in Our Milk and Disease Connection

These manmade steroids rBGH (recumbinant Bovine Growth Hormones)are used in the dairy milk industry by injecting them into dairy cows to increase milk production by 20%; which decrease consumer dairy product costs and increases profits throughout the sales distribution channels. Scientific and industrial data shows increased residual steroid contaminants are found within consumer products that have been produced using this genetically engineered steroid and may cause cancerous disease in humans. Continue reading

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Are Energy Drink Stimulants Cause for Concern?

Energy drink overdoses and side effects are now being tracked nationwide as of Oct-Dec 2010 by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Out of 300 recent energy drink poisonings a 1/4 of them were younger than the age of 6. The symptoms called into poison control include seizures, rapid heart rate, chest pain, high blood pressure, irritability and hallucinations, but thankfully no deaths during this report time. Think energy drinks are harmless, for your child’s sake get informed. Continue reading

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