Sugar- A Toxin That Causes Cancer

 


Sugar is a toxinSugar is the most common toxin in the world. In North America, sugar is added to nearly every processed food that is packaged and sold. The increase in sugar consumption is staggering. For example, a Canadian Government study, a special report states that sugar accounts for 20% of the calories Canadians eat. A research article published in 2010 showed an increase in serum LDL (bad cholesterol) following consumption of sugary beverages.

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Baby bottles leaching chemical, study finds

A new report is warning about the dangers of popular plastic baby bottle brands sold in Canada, noting that when heated, the bottles can release potentially harmful chemicals.

The study, commissioned by the Canadian group Environmental Defence, found that the bottles ooze bisphenol A (BPA) into the beverage inside in levels that surprised even the researchers.



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Siloam Springs playgrounds still closed

Ominous yellow caution ribbons flutter in the wind at two local playgrounds forcibly abandoned after school district officials received results from recent arsenic tests on Tuesday. Samples from pressure-treated wood taken from the Koala Community Playground at Northside Elementary School and the playground at Southside Elementary School came back from the laboratory positive for the toxic element.
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Kmart Items Marked Safe Had Lead

Kmart said yesterday that it would remove all jewelry advertised as “lead free” from its shelves after workers at lead monitoring programs who tested the pieces found that some actually contained high concentrations of the metal.
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