Entries Posted in"Health Issues"

Could A Toxic Environment Play A Role In Obesity?

Published September 17, 2014

It can be disheartening to stroll through a store these days; the amount of people riding around on scooters due to obesity is astounding. The statistics today are just frightening; two out of three adults are overweight or obese, one in three children is obese, and one in three children born in 2000 will eventually become Type 2 diabetic. We spend billions of dollars on healthcare associated with obesity when this money could be better spent elsewhere. Recent studies suggest that it may not just be a matter of diet and exercise; we have toxins stored up in our bodies […]

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Is There A Link Between Pesticides And Autism?

Published September 17, 2014

It is a term that every parent dreads hearing, and is heard far too often in our modern world. Autism is a disorder which affects neural development and usually affects children by the age of three. As yet there is no known cure and research is ongoing; with the increase of cases year by year (there was a 30% increase between 2012 and 2014) finding the cause and possibly a cure is becoming all important. One factor that researchers are considering is the chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis. In 2009 a study conducted by the University […]

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