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Toxic Ingredients

Were Herbal Supplements Linked to Organ Failure?

March 2, 2016

If recent headlines are to be believed herbal supplements are causing our organs to fail at an alarming rate!

ABC News headlined a story stating that at least six Australians needed organ transplants in the past five years after taking herbal supplements using green tea as a key example.

By utilsing practitioner ranges, we can be assured that the ingredients and formulas have all undergone stringent regulatory and safety processes under the governing body in Australia the TGA.

In this way we can minimise the near catastrophic health consequences experienced by some susceptible individuals.

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72 Million Tears for Johnson & Johnson

February 26, 2016

The American multinational company Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $US 72 million to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to using their talcum powder.

Jacqueline Fox had previously noted that she used two of the company’s talc-based products — Baby Powder and Shower to Shower — as feminine hygiene products for more than 35 years before being diagnosed with ovarian cancer three years ago.

The verdict opens up the floodgates for pending claims against Johnson & Johnson where there is currently 1200 lawsuits in the US from customers who claim they were not warned about the risks.

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Australian Honey – A Scandal Created?

February 2, 2016

Australian and New Zealand honey faced a full frontal attack from an international study recently, raising questions of how safe are our locally made honey products?

Is this a reckless claim aimed to discredit our honey industry or does this raise some alarming points that we should all be aware of?

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A Heated Concern – Vegetable Oil is Toxic

November 13, 2015

It might seem counter-intuitive, but frying with butter or lard is healthier than frying with vegetable oil according to recent conclusions from a British study.

In results that threaten to turn on its head official advice that oils rich in polyunsaturated fats – such as corn oil and sunflower oil – are better for the health than the saturated fats in animal products, recent experiments have determined that vegetable oil when cooked at high temperatures releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases.

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What’s Hiding in Your Food? The Dangers of MSG

August 18, 2015

Monosodium glutamate, or MSG, is a food additive often used to enhance the flavor of foods, in particular processed ones.

Hundreds of millions of pounds of MSG are added to foods worldwide every year. You probably already know about the harmful health effects of MSG and are trying to avoid it.

But did you know that it could actually be hiding in your food under other names?

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