For the Love of Chocolate. When Organic isn't Actually 'Best'
While there are many health benefits to dark chocolate, most chocolate contains cadmium which is a toxic heavy metal. Outlined below highlights the benefits and the chocolates that should be avoided due to the cadmium content. With the arrival of holidays and cooler weather, we start to envision chocolate drinks and treats. There are very few things that produce a sense of delight like chocolate. To paraphrase from Michael Pollen's book, when given the word chocolate cake, A
Sources of Toxic Air in your Home
In our last blog, you learned about the signs and symptoms of toxic air inside your home; if you missed it, click here! These symptoms can present themselves in a number of ways, from as minor as a cough or fatigue to conditions as serious as cancer and heart disease. Today, we will be discussing the sources from where this toxic air comes from. Unfortunately, the origin of toxins in your air is commonplace and in nearly every household. Environmental toxicity is a serious he
Is the Air In Your Home Making You Sick?
As we live through a pandemic, our health, air pollution, and the importance of protecting vulnerable populations have been placed at the forefront of our minds. Covid-19 has also exposed the need to protect ourselves from risks found both in and out of our homes. A recent study Oct 26, 2020 found that long-term exposure to air pollution could be linked to 15% of global deaths from COVID-19. While your home may seem like a safe place away from air pollutants, the opposite is
BPC-157 stands for Body Protection Compound and is a peptide that has been studied since 1991. The world of peptides has been used with athletes for years in helping with injury repairs and quicker recover time. The reports of the results of BPC-157 are remarkable with athletes who have had significant injuries even being able to avoid surgery. The form of BPC-157 used for these athletes is the injectable version but an oral form is also available and has a much wider and bro