Toxic Metals and Tattoos: A Heavy Decision

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:17:28 PM America/Los_Angeles

hennaRoughly 1 in 3 adults under 35 has a tattoo. While many people consider many factors before getting a tattoo: aethetic, financial, social, cultural, etc. few consider the health implications and risks. In fact, both getting a removing a tattoo can poison your body unless you take the proper steps. Find out how to make sure that your tattoo is an act of self-expression instead of intoxication by folowing the advice of this newsletter from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Metallothionein - The Body's Heavy Metal Guardian

Saturday, May 10, 2014 1:19:14 PM America/Los_Angeles

toxicityWe live in a toxic and polluted world, which contributes to our problem of widespread chronic disease. Our body does have some mechanisms to fight against this toxic bombardment, but these systems require nurturing and support. Among them are the heavy metal binding proteins Metallothioneins. Learn about how they safeguard the body against toxic metals and what you can do to support them in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Thallium, The Slow and Silent Killer

Saturday, June 15, 2013 9:51:52 AM America/Los_Angeles

poisonOnce called "inheritance powder" because of its popularity among assassins and greedy heirs, thallium is a globally recognized poison that is tasteless, odorless, and dissolves easily in water. In trace amounts, through conatmination of waer supplies and as a waste product of certain industries, thallium still contaminates our environments and creates an increased risk of negative health effects. Find out how to protect yourself in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Arsenic In Rice: Facts Versus Fear

Friday, September 28, 2012 5:14:25 PM America/Los_Angeles

Major media outlets have been posting major coverage of a recent publication by Consumer Reports which published the results of a study that indicate that certain breeds of rice grown in areas of the United States contain unacceptably high amounts of arsenic, and they are demanding the federal government to take action. But when the results are inspected mroe closely, there are other factors to address. Is rice still safe to eat?

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When In Rome, Don’t Drink The Water

Friday, June 10, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Lead has been one of the favorite metals of industry for the last 5000 years of recorded history. It’s chemically stable, it shapes easily, it doesn’t rust, and it can be alloyed with many different metals and adapt to a multitude of uses. Lead has been used in everything from coins, pottery, piping, statues, roofing, paints, and even as a food additive in ancient Rome. 

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Chlorophyllin: The Power of Nature on Your Side

Friday, August 13, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Back in the 40s and 50s, chlorophyll was used for two purposes, mainly to reduce internal body odor in hospital patients with bowel disorders and as a topical wound healer. While being somewhat effective in these two areas, the more recently discovered powers of chlorophyll dwarf these in comparison.

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