455 Industrial Chemicals found in humans

Environmental Working Group - Kid Safe ChemicalsThe human race is now polluted with hundreds of industrial chemicals – with little or no understanding of the consequences. Babies are born pre-polluted with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their bodies when they enter the world. Our current federal chemical law is clearly failing us. We need the Kid-Safe Chemicals Act to protect human health from the thousands of toxic industrial chemicals on the market todayUpdated: Kid-Safe Chemicals Act: ...[READ MORE]

What Is A Water Ionizer? Legitimate Health Benefit Or Just Plain Quackery?

Recently I got a call from a gentleman asking me about water ionizers. He claimed that his Kangen has all but cured many of his diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, etc. I have heard rumors about the efficacy of these products, and figured it all to be snake oil, or another gimic to dupe the public into purchasing these high priced items. Since I am in the water filter business, and I really havent done much research on Ionizers, I decided it was time to take a look at what all the "fuss" is ...[READ MORE]

A Cheap Water Filter System? Dont Waste Your Money.

Faucet mount and pitcher type filters like Brita & Pur do little more than reduce chlorine & gives the buyer a false sense of security. Have you been tempted by fancy add campaigns and the lower priced water filter systems like brita and pur as an alternative for your family because of a limited budget? If so you need to realize that there are several problems with filters at that low of a price scale. Most of these filters are really only chlorine filters and not actual purifiers. ...[READ MORE]

Multi-Pure Announces New Bottle-less Water Coolers

Multi-Pure, the inovator in the water filtration industry has come out with the new bottle-less water cooler for home, office, schools, public buildings, etc. These attractive looking coolers are equipped with Multi-Pure's solid carbon block filter technology and can be plumbed into any home or office setting for the ultimate in safe drinking water.  No more heavy lifting of plastic water bottles, no more paying for expensive water delivery, and no chance of contaminated water like you may ...[READ MORE]

Questions & Answers About Fluoride & How to Remove It From Your Drinking Water

Where does the fluoride added to water come from? The main fluoride chemical added to water (hydrofluorosilicic acid) is an industrial by-product from the phosphate fertilizer industry. Unlike the fluoride used in toothpaste, hydrofluorosilicic acid is not pharmaceutical-grade quality. It is an unpurified, industrial-grade, corrosive acid which has been linked, in several recent studies, to increased levels of lead in children’s blood. Does fluoride occur naturally in water? Like arsenic and ...[READ MORE]

Is the bottled water market declining? – PlasticsNews

Is the bottled water market declining? - PlasticsNewsWhat's the state of the bottled water market?A year ago, we reported that the economy and environmental pressure were putting pressure on the bottled water sector, and the days of double-digit annual growth was over.Further proof of the trend comes today with the release of Nestle SA's 2009 financial results. The financial press is reporting that the company's water business is struggling...Read more

The Dangers Of Fluoride In Your Drinking Water & "The Doctors" Tv Show

Yesterday, I was watching "The Doctors" television show. The entire show was devoted to drinking water. The "doctors" explained how important it was for the health of our bodies to drink water. They also discussed the environmental impacts of "bottles" ending up in our landfills and how improvements could be made by purchasing a "brita" water filter instead of purchasing bottled water. All of this was great (although I dont recommend a Brita filter of course), but what alarmed me  is ...[READ MORE]