We all want healthcare reform and we want lower health care costs but did you know that there are six deadly chemicals found in almost every person of a recent study that were identified as a probable hazard by the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC)?
Based on a study of a recent bio-monitoring study called Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals that was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, 212 chemicals were tested and all chemicals were found in the blood and urine of most Americans. The study, which identifies human exposure to toxic chemicals is conducted every two years by the CDC.
What are these 6 deadly chemicals? These chemicals are the six most widespread and highly dangerous toxins:
1. polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PDEs)
2. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
5. methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE)
6. bisphenol A (BPA)
Want to know where these chemicals are found and how they cause harm to all Americans? Read on…
Flame retardant PDEs are chemicals added to all sorts consumer products that are meant to decrease fire risk. They are known to build up in human fat tissue, causing damage to the nervous system, liver and kidneys. Studies also implicate PDEs in causing sexual dysfunction, thyroid problems and brain disorders.
Bisphenol A, a chemical that has received much attention recently, is another toxin added primarily to plastic products and can linings that contributes to many of the same problems that PDEs do. More than 90 percent of those tested in the CDC study were found to have BPA in their bodies.
Perfluorooctanoic acid, a chemical first developed by 3M and later used by DuPont, is used in non-stick cookware, stain-resistant clothing, certain food packaging and other heat-resistant products. Studies verify that PFOA contributes to infertility and other reproductive problems. Liver and immune system dysfunction are also associated with the use of PFOAs.
Acrylamide is a chemical carcinogen that forms when carbohydrate foods are cooked at high temperatures. French fries, fried chicken, and even coffee are all examples of foods that have high acrylamide content. The chemical is also used in plastics, cosmetics and water treatment products. Perpetual exposure to acrylamides is responsible for causing cancer and neurological dysfunction.
Most people are aware of the dangers of mercury, another common toxin found in most Americans. Mercury can cause permanent brain damage.
Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is a gasoline additive that is not used today, however it has been detected in water supplies as well as in most Americans’ bodies. Second-hand cigarette smoke also releases MTBE which caused neurological and reproductive problems.
The report indicates suggestions to help avoid these chemicals and the products that contain them. Cleansing and detoxification regimens are highly effective at continually ridding the body of toxic build-up.
Click here to read the National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
Guess what? If our government restricted the use of such harmful chemicals in our government, Americans would not be as sick as they are and we wouldn’t need to seek health care so often!
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