Archive for 2011

 

Taking Antibiotics May Damage Your Gut Health

Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by author  |  Comments Off

Dr. Joseph Mercola has always preached against heavy reliance on pharmaceutical drugs like antibiotics. Antibiotics may be useful when you have a severe bacterial infection, but did you know that this medication may also cause you to pack on the pounds? Dr. Martin Blaser, a professor of microbiology at New York University Langone Medical Center, […]

 
 

Warning: Consuming Soy May Harm Your Sexual Health

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by author  |  9 Comments »

Many people love soy because of its health-promoting qualities. But once you learn that unfermented soy can actually damage your sexual health, will you still continue to eat it? According to many studies, the estrogenic isoflavones found in soy can interfere with the usage and production of testosterone in your body, leading to loss of […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola: Is This Potent Carcinogen Lurking in Your Water Supply?

Posted on November 25th, 2011 by author  |  29 Comments »

If you think that having fluoride in your drinking water is disturbing, here’s something that will trouble you even more. Hexavalent chromium or chromium-6, a potentially carcinogenic pollutant, is found in the drinking water of over 30 cities in the United States and is being consumed by almost 74 million Americans nationwide. A December 2010 […]

 
 

Are Toxic PBDEs Lurking in Your Mattress?

Posted on November 11th, 2011 by author  |  36 Comments »

If you live in California, chances are your upholstered furniture and bedding products are flame-retardant because of strict fire safety standards. But did you know that the material used for these products may be dangerous to your health? Dr. Joseph Mercola warns that flame-retardant furniture and bedding products may be filled with polybrominateddiphenyl ethers (PBDEs)that […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola: Food Companies are Manipulating Your Breakfast Choices

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by author  |  32 Comments »

Cereal, orange juice, donuts, and bagels are the most common American breakfast foods eaten today. But before, Americans actually ate a hearty breakfast that consists of healthy meats, eggs, and bread – so what happened? Dr. Joseph Mercola says the reason why the foods mentioned above became popular breakfast foods is because of corporate PR. […]

 
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