It should be obvious that we need to avoid toxins — the word alone is a warning.
But instead of helping us to keep free of these dangerous chemicals, mainstream medical groups are actually encouraging us to rub them all over our bodies. Just take a look at the latest advice from the American Academy of Dermatology.
The group, which claims to represent 17,000 dermatologists, didn’t just endorse one or two ingredients with known risks. They actually went ahead and urged people to use no less than three hazardous chemicals — ingredients so bad that even some sunscreen manufacturers are doing away with them voluntarily. (more…)
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. According to reports, 65% of new cases of melanoma are related to exposure to UV rays, or the sun. This simple, yet profound fact has led to a mass media campaign advocating liberal use of sunscreen. Unfortunately, critical research on the importance of phytochemical protection against UV rays has largely been ignored. A large body of evidence has shown that phytochemicals found in fruits and vegetables protect the skin from sun damage. (more…)
For the first time, researchers have observed that having high vitamin D levels is clearly linked to warding off multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. Published in the American Academy of Neurology journal Neurology, the study found that having high vitamin D levels helps prevent the development of MS in those who are beginning to observe symptoms of its onset. (more…)