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Mercury Detox

Mercury Detox Scientists around the world have shown how high levels of mercury toxicity is directly related to illnesses like cancer, heart disease and a host of neurological problems like Alzheimer’s, MS, ALS, autism spectrum disorders. According to a report in Scientific World Journal, “Toxic metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead, and...

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Killing Ourselves with Toxic Chemicals

Killing Ourselves with Toxic Chemicals Toxic chemicals, otherwise known as “xenobiotics” (Gk: foreign to life) which are scattered all over our planet from the North Pole to the South Pole, are being constantly researched, and the conclusion is that they are extremely toxic to humans as well as wildlife -...

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Health Effects of Toxic Metals in Humans

Health Effects of Toxic Metals in Humans We Are All Toxic! There is not a person on this earth that does not have some hazardous chemicals in their tissues; exposure to them has been linked to several cancers and to a broad range of reproductive problems, including birth defects - the...

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Natural Mercury Cleanse

Natural Mercury Cleanse It is surprising how there is still a controversy regarding just how poisonous mercury really and how detrimental it can be to the developing foetus, the newborn, the developing child and the adult. My intention here is to present a few research studies that will show the...

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Mercury in Fish

Mercury in Fish Fish and shellfish are an excellent food source of good quality protein. Fish and shellfish contain about 70 essential nutrients from the sea, are low in saturated fat, and contain omega-3 fatty acids. A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fish and shellfish is excellent for children's...

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Heavy Metals in Walnuts

Heavy Metals in Walnuts Consumption of herbal foods including nuts, fruits, and vegetables has positive effects on reduction of some types of heart diseases and cancers, and the disease prevention features of these foods mostly depend on their polyphenol contents related to antioxidant properties. Herbal foods are also widely used in various...

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Uptake of Heavy Metals by Algae

Uptake of Heavy Metals by Algae The removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions is an important issue faced by industries discharging wastewater containing heavy metals. Because of rapid industrialization, an alarming amount of toxic heavy metals has been released into the environment, endangering natural ecosystems and public health. Researchers...

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Heavy Metals in Parrot Fish

Heavy Metals in Parrot Fish Despite the benefits of seafood's consumption, the bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Parrot fish can endanger consumers' health. This study analyzed lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), Arsenic (As), and Cadmium (Cd) concentrations in fillet and gill of parrotfish (Scarus ghobban) using flame atomic adsorption spectroscopy (FAAS). The...

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Expression of Genes Involved in Stress, Toxicity, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity in Relation to Cadmium, Mercury, and Lead in Human Blood: A Pilot Study

Monastero RN1,2, Vacchi-Suzzi C3,4, Marsit C5, Demple B6,7, Meliker JR8,9. Abstract There is growing evidence of immunotoxicity related to exposure to toxic trace metals, and an examination of gene expression patterns in peripheral blood samples may provide insights into the potential development of these outcomes. This pilot study aimed to correlate the blood levels of three heavy metals (mercury, cadmium,...

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