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Silica may cause fetal kidney disease

Tuesday June 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) --  Studies suggest that silica can cause end-stage renal diseases. Increased mortality from nephritis and or nephrosis has been found among

Titanium dioxide may cause chronic damage

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are commonly used in dietary supplements and cosmetic products.  A new study confirms that ingestion of titanium dioxide may cause chronic damage. ...
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Shiitake mushroom high in toxic arsenic

Tuesday June 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Shiitake mushroom is delicious!  But a study in Food Chemistry suggests that eating too much shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes) ...
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Study Claiming Fluoride Does Not Lower IQ is Flawed

MAY 29, 2014 Dear Readers:  A recent New Zealand study published in the American Journal of Public Health, which claims to exonerate a link between fluoride and lowered IQ, is scientifically flawed ...
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High Cholesterol Levels Lower Fertility

Higher cholesterol levels may prevent or delay pregnancy, according to a new study led by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Researchers observed ...
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Recent Evidence Regarding Triclosan and Cancer Risk

Conclusion: Recent evidence suggests that triclosan exposure may alter cancer risk, although human studies are lacking in both number and scope. Therefore, epidemiologic studies of risk associated with various concentrations and durations of exposure to triclosan are needed, as well as studies to characterize human exposure to triclosan through varying use of triclosan-containing consumer products and other routes of exposure....
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Oxidized cholesterol damages men's fertility

Wednesday May 21, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study recently published in Andrologies suggests eating a diet full of oxidized cholesterol can damage men's fertility. ...
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Acrylamide exposure impairs blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier function

Editor's note: Acrylamide is found high in fried foods and baked foods. Acrylamide is highly reactive and it may increase risk of cancer....
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How Sweet It Is: All About Sugar Substitutes

Whether it’s to cut down on the number of calories they consume or any of a variety of other reasons, some people use sugar substitutes ...
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Three Fluoride-Free Victories & Exciting Conference Update

  MAY 15, 2014    Dear Readers:    We have plenty of good news to share with you in this bulletin, including three fluoride-free victories, a letter from a doctor, ...
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