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Rice that’s not so healthy for you

Inorganic arsenic is classified as a first level carcinogen with negative effects on human health. There are absolutely no safe levels for inorganic arsenic anywhere; including that found in rice and rice-based foods. This makes for major health concerns for … Continue reading

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Ragging on teabags

Are you happy to drink “organic tea”? Oh, the tea is probably great but did you ever consider what the bag itself is made of? Teabags are often made from plastics that give off toxic plasticizers when heated or boiled. … Continue reading

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Petrolem jelly does not belong on your body!

Petroleum jelly doesn’t truly moisturize the skin or actually bring any other health benefits beyond being a cheap but toxic lubricant. Sure, it looks like it moisturizes and hydrates the skin, but what it does in reality is trap dirt … Continue reading

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About those yellow packets…

Want a little chlorine in your sweetener? Sucralose – in the yellow packet – was discovered while scientists were designing bug poison. Sweet enough to attract bugs, yet deadly enough to kill the bugs… The problem was that the bugs … Continue reading

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More than one bad apple causes cancer

Another reason to buy organic: Regular apples sold in the U.S. are often coated with the chemical diphenylamine (DPA), a controversial chemical banned in Europe. It was banned there when manufacturers both failed to prove that it did not pose … Continue reading

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Making a flu vaccine

How to manufacture a flu vaccine: Start with egg protein and grow enough flu virus to make the vaccine (take a wild guess as to which strain of flu might dominate the next season). Next, add some formaldehyde to kill … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/14/13

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Israel has had enough with fluoride!

Fluoride in drinking water is neurotoxic and carcinogenic among things. Now, Israel’s Ministry of Health is turning the tides on fluoridation by ruling against water fluoridation after some 15 years of forced public medication via public water supplies. The ending … Continue reading

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Deadly food additive sodium benzoate

ALL POINTS BULLETIN: Be on the lookout for Sodium Benzoate. KNOWN HANGOUTS: Sodium Benzoate lurks around in soft drinks, energy drinks and processed foods. This armed and dangerous “preservative salt” is made by mixing sodium hydroxide and benzoic acid. Sodium … Continue reading

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The corn facts:

Corn is just generally bad for humans. Add to that cancer-causing GMO corn and the troubles multiply. What could be worse? How about the cancer-causing aflatoxin mold that ravaged the 2012 corn crops? Well, this summer farmers get to blend … Continue reading

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Death by hot dog

What are nitrites and why are they used in hot dogs and other deli meat products? Sodium Nitrite and Potassium Nitrite, are chemical preservatives traditionally used in processing cooked and smoked deli meats. Their primary purpose is to prevent bacteria, … Continue reading

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