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Toxins Afloat in Shark Fin Soup?

Toxins Afloat in Shark Fin Soup?






(HealthDay News) — Shark fins contain high levels of a neurotoxin called BMAA, which is linked to neurodegenerative diseases in humans such as Alzheimer’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), according to a new study. The findings suggest that people who eat shark fin soup and shark cartilage pills may be at significant risk […]






Children’s vitamins largely made of sugar and corn syrup

Children’s vitamins largely made of sugar and corn syrup






Those brightly colored gummy or chewable vitamins you give your children in hopes of providing them with more nutrients may actually harm their health. The sweetening ingredients added to make vitamins more attractive to children also put them at risk for obesity, diabetes, asthma, diarrhea and other ailments. Source: http://www.naturalnews.com/034035_childrens_vitamins_corn_syrup.html






Lead testing can be costly for mom and pop toy shops

Lead testing can be costly for mom and pop toy shops






When other toy retailers and manufacturers were feeling a backlash against their made-in-China products in late 2007, Randy Hertzler was riding high. He imports and sells only European-made toys, which, like those made in the U.S., were all the rage when recalls of toys with lead paint dominated the news. The tide has turned against […]






Enjoying safe seafood

Enjoying safe seafood






Many of us enjoy eating seafood every week, but did you know that some seafood can contain toxins that are harmful to your body? Certain types of seafood contain high levels of methylmercury or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). These toxins can be very harmful to the body and it can take one year to rid the […]






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