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International Agency Recommends No More Processed Meat-Ever

You already know they’re not good for you. But did you know that the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF) recommends you stop eating all of them for the rest of your life? I’m talking about processed meats. Yep, those salty, tasty things like bacon, sandwich meat, pepperoni, hot dogs, etc. If you could take

Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Talk: How to Choose Safe Plastics

Seems we’re surrounded by plastics everywhere, doesn’t it? From plastic cups to baby utensils to containers for personal care products, most of us would be hard pressed to get plastic completely out of our lives. Fortunately, we don’t have to. The truth is that according to scientific research, some plastics are safer than others. After

Toxic Talk and Labels

3 New Carcinogens Added to Government List: How to Avoid Them

Last summer, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) added eight more substances to their list of carcinogens, which now numbers 240 chemicals and biological agents. Their report on June 10, 2011, identified those agents, substances, mixtures, and exposure circumstances known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. If a substance makes it onto this

Your Cancer Fighting Journey

Britta's Book at a Glance: Chapter 3, "Five Ways to Lighten Your Toxic Load"

As a cancer fighter or survivor, most likely you’ve already been exposed to an overload of chemicals through chemotherapy and/or radiation. Surgery and drugs may have further assaulted your body with all sorts of toxins that your liver and kidneys and intestines and the rest of your organs have to do their best to process