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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WWII Nerve Gas From Cookware?

Friday, December 13, 2013 12:36:18 PM America/Los_Angeles

cookingEvery day the health conscious among us focus a tremendous amount of time, energy, and money on eating healthy foods and avoiding processed and contaminated foods, but how many of us stop and consider the possibility that the cookware we use, and the food storage containers we use may be adulterating our food to a greater degree than one might imagine? Find out in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Mercury, AKA Liquid Misery

Saturday, June 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

I remember the days of high school science class when the teacher showed us mercury for the first time. It was definitely one of the more exciting days since science class was typically drawing letters and numbers with arrows pointing various directions on a piece of paper. Not that day though. That day we got to play with a dish of mercury that looked like the liquid metal bad guy in Terminator 2. I remember when the teacher poured a whole vial of the stuff into a wide dish and swished it around; it looked like it had a mind of its own. 

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