Phthalate Chemical Exposure during Pregnancy Linked to Postpartum Depression

Results of a new study reveal that women with higher levels of phthalates in their system during pregnancy were most likely to suffer from postpartum depression.

Brain Shrinkage, Memory Problems, Depression Linked to Air Pollution Chemicals

Two separate scientific studies have revealed some sobering news about the link between air pollution chemicals and serious brain harm.  In the first study, higher exposures to air pollution chemicals were associated with increased depressive symptoms and subsequent memory decline. In the second study, people who had higher levels of air pollution exposure had more brain shrinkage–the kind of shrinkage commonly seen in people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Soybean Oil Linked to Obesity and Neurological Problems

New research findings have revealed a dirty secret in this widely used industrialized food additive:  Soybean oil can not only lead to obesity and diabetes in some people (something that has been suspected for some time), but it also appears to have the potential to trigger neurological problems–which could potentially lead to conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression.

Chemical Intolerance/Sensitivity and Illness

The chemical-illness link has been at the forefront of our founder’s work at Chemical-Free-Life.org for the past three decades and … More