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Toxic Substances

The Sweet Life: Protect Yourself Against Sugar Toxicity and Diabetes

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Sweeteners condition our taste buds to want more sweet. Consuming excessive amounts of sugar triggers your brain and body to want sugar most of the time. If your blood sugar dips down, your body gets a signal to eat more sugar. It's almost as if your system has been hijacked.

The Tide Turns: At Long Last, Federal Chemical Regulation Given Priority

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christopher Gavigan

It's special when an advocate bears witness to a tidal shift in attitude and action around a cause. I experienced just that when EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced recently that her agency, with the White House, is ready to get tough on toxic chemicals.

30 New Toxic Chemicals You Should Avoid

thedailygreen.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

California has identified 30 chemicals that may cause cancer, reproductive problems and other serious health concerns. ...

600 U.S. Neighborhoods Have Air That Could Cause Cancer

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that ...

Anger and Your Inner Warrior

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

Anger is the desire to protect. It is not some dark, evil emotion that we should shun. Yet, when we suppress it, anger waits for an opportunity to express itself out of its original context.