Toxic Chemical in Drinking Water and Thyroid Problems: Bigger Threat than Previously Believed

Perchlorate, a chemical compound used in rocket fuels, fireworks, fertilizers, food packaging and many other industrial materials, seeps into  groundwater–the very source of our drinking water. Now scientists have discovered perchlorate presents far more of a threat to our thyroids than previously believed. Unfortunately, the U.S. government has just decided not to regulate the amount of this toxic chemical in our drinking water.

Gut Microbiome Affected by Toxic Chemicals in Products, Environment, Food

The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants.  In this study, scientists reviewed the research linking dozens of chemicals present in our personal care products, home care products, general environment and our food to changes in the gut microbiome and associated health challenges.

These two activities can lower your exposure to toxic chemicals in your home

New research on environmental chemicals reveals two activities that may actually lower your exposure to toxic flame retardant chemicals in … More

Common Household Chemicals May Impair Young Girls Thyroids: New Research

There are some worrisome findings from recent scientific research that studied the effects of common household chemicals on children.  The … More

Toxic Food Packaging Chemical BPA Still Present in US Canned Goods

The results of the recent laboratory testing of canned goods containing toxic food packaging chemical Bisphenol-A (better known as ‘BPA’) … More

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