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British medical Journal estimated that perhaps 75 percent of most cancers are caused by environmental and lifestyle factors, including exposure to chemicals. Others report estimated that 95 percent of cancer is caused by diet and environmental toxicity.
The following toxins are among the most prevalent in our air, water and food supply.
Major source: Food (fruits,vegetables and commercially raised meats), bug spray.
Risk: Cancer, Parkinson’s disease, nerve damage, birth defects, blocking the absorption of food nutrients.
Major source: Plastic wrap, plastic bottles, and plastic food storage containers. All these can leach phthalates into our food.
Risk: Endocrine system damage (phthalates chemically mimic hormones and are particularly dangerous to children.
-VOCs. (Volatile Organic Compounds)
Major source: Drinking water, carpet, paints, deodorants, cleaning fluids, varnishes, cosmetics, dry cleaned clothing, moth repellants, air fresheners.
Risk: Cancer, eye and respiratory tract irritation, headaches, dizziness, visual disorder and memory impairment.
Major source: Animal fats, over 95% of exposure comes from eating commercial animal fats.
Risks: Cancer, reproductive and development disorder, skin rashes, skin discoloration, excessive body hair and mild liver damage.
-HEAVY METALS. (arsenic, mercury, lead, aluminium and cadmium).
Major source: Drinking water, fish, vaccines, pesticides preserved wood, antiperspirant, building materials, dental amalgams and chlorine plants.
Risk: Cancer, neurological disorder, Alzheimer’s disease, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, decreased production of red and white blood cells, abnormal heart rhythm and damage the blood vessels.
Major source: Household cleaners, drinking water (in small amount), air when living near an industry (such as a paper plant) that uses chlorine in industrial processes.
Risk: Sore throat, coughing, eye and skin irritation, rapid breathing, narrowing of the bronchi, severe eye and skin burns and lung collapse.