Archive for the ‘Toxins and Pesticides’ Category

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Aspartame can be Harmful to People with Fibromyalgia

One of the last things a person who suffers from fibromyalgia needs is more toxins in their body as this can easily overburden their immune systems leaving them nothing short of fatigued and depleted.   Did you know that consuming aspartame may be behind several of your symptoms and lead to other side effects or adverse […]

CSPI REPORTS Food Additives to Avoid (listed alphabetically)

Additives Food additives are chemicals added to food to “improve” taste, texture, color, and shelf life.  Additives came from the use of salt, smoke, spices, and sugars to preserve foods.  Commercial food additives are regulated by governmental agencies.  Acesulfame K: Known commercially as Sunette or Sweet One, acesulfame is a sugar substitute sold in packet […]

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Understanding Detoxification

“I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency” – Plato What is detoxification?  Our bodies naturally do it everyday.   Detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph and skin.  In fact, internal detoxification is one of our body’s most basic automatic functions.  Just as […]

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Fibromyalgia- An Energy Crisis

In many ways, you could call fibromyalgia an energy crisis because one of the biggest complaints expressed by people diagnosed with the disorder is the feeling of complete and utter exhaustion and the lack of energy and vitality.   In support of this hypothesis, some studies have found that fibromyalgia patients suffer from a condition in […]

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Increasing Cellular Energy in Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Studies show that poor cellular energy production due to poisoning of the energy-producing machinery of the cell (the mitochondria) is a common characteristic in both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.  In studies at the Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania, rheumatology researchers found that fibromyalgia patients suffer from a condition that could be described loosely as […]

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Pharmaceutical Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS AND NUTRIENT DEPLETION Many people who regularly take medications may not be aware that some commonly prescribed drugs can cause nutrient depletions. Studies in the scientific literature for the past thirty years have been reporting the drug-induced depletion of nutrients. However, much of this information has been buried in scientific journals and is […]

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Fibromyalgia, Pesticides and Immune System Dysfunction

Many pesticides and chemicals are so widespread that we are unaware of them. But they have worked their way into our bodies faster than they can be eliminated, and are causing allergies, chronic fatigue, immune system dysfunction and deficiencies, and energy depletion, in record numbers.