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Children exposed to the thyroid-harming chemical perchlorate in the womb have lower IQ scores

9/9/2014 - Along the human windpipe, tucked low on the front of the neck, sits the thyroid gland. It terms of energy, the thyroid gland is located in the throat chakra, which represents communication. In order for the thyroid gland to function properly, it needs a special mineral called iodine. Since the body...

Thirty-two percent of organic produce contains this toxic chemical used by the military

7/6/2011 - Most health-conscious individuals are aware of the dangers surrounding conventional produce, but what about seemingly-healthy organic produce? While organic produce may not have as much exposure to pesticides, it could possibly contain a chemical used by the U.S. military that is also a key ingredient...

Fireworks Could Pose Health Risk to Thyroid Gland or Environment

7/7/2009 - The traditional Fourth of July fireworks could prove to be detrimental to a healthy thyroid and to the planet. Fireworks contain the ingredient potassium perchlorate that has been linked to thyroid problems. Both rocket fuel and fireworks produce potassium perchlorate, which has been shown to contaminate...

Perchlorate Chemicals Found in 100% of Tested Infant Formula Products

4/4/2009 - The CDC has conducted a study of infant formula products sold in the United States and shockingly found they were all contaminated with rocket fuel chemicals! Published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, these findings reveal that every single infant formula product...

The EPA Refuses to Remove Rocket Fuel From Drinking Water

10/15/2008 - The EPA has apparently decided that it is not necessary to remove from our drinking water a toxic rocket fuel ingredient that has been found in public water supplies in the United States. The EPA reached this conclusion in a draft regulatory document that has not yet been released to the public. The...

U.S. Food and Water Supply Poisoned by Perchlorate

9/4/2008 - According to a report by the Organic Consumers Association, a toxic chemical that is a byproduct of rocket fuel is rapidly poisoning the food and water supply in the United States. Known as perchlorate, this chemical has been found in 93% of the nation's milk and lettuce supply in a recent FDA study....

New Study Suggests Perchlorate Effects on Thyroid Function of U.S. Women (press release)

11/21/2006 - Early last year, a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel concluded its review of research on the health effects of perchlorate, an inorganic anion and component of rocket fuel known to inhibit the thyroid’s ability to absorb iodine from the bloodstream, by recommending a new reference dose. The NAS...

Perchlorate chemicals in milk and produce found to cause thyroid deficiency

10/16/2006 - It's recently been discovered that perchlorate -- a solid rocket-fuel chemical component -- can be found in minute amounts in milk, fruit, vegetables and drinking water supplies nationwide. This is according to a startling new study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The Environmental Working...

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