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Toxic substances found in diapers in France: government agency

PARIS (Reuters) – A variety of potentially toxic substances, including glyphosate, has been found in babies’ diapers in France, according to a study published on Wednesday by the French environment agency ANSES. “Following studies carried out on nappies and how they are used, the watchdog has found evidence of several chemical substances at dangerously high… Read More »

Detoxes, cleanses, and cheat days: A guide to toxic diet culture language – Quartz

“detox” This is mostly a marketing expression, and there’s little consistency in what products mean when they make claims about removing “toxins” from the body. Besides, the liver and kidneys manage to effectively detox most people’s bodies. “superfoods” or “miracle foods” While it’s true that humans thrive when eating a balanced diet that’s high in… Read More »

More than 90% of world's children breathe toxic air, affecting brain, lung and heart health

In 2016, 600,000 children were estimated to have died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. Air pollution is one of the leading threats to health in children under 5, accounting for almost one in 10 deaths among this age group, the report reveals. “This is inexcusable. Every child should be able to… Read More »