Every week there are tons of new articles on health all over the web.  To help you sort through them all, here is a quick summary of the ones I think are worth a look.  To stay up to date on all the good articles I find, like us on Facebook.

Skin products tainted with mercury

The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning consumers that skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps and lotions contaminated with mercury have been found in at least 7 states.  The safe amount of mercury in humans is zero, so any exposure you have is bad for your health.  This article is more a piece on awareness than science.  Too check out your products search for them at EWG.org/SkinDeep

The case against detoxification kits

Detox in a box programs are becoming increasing more popular as they prey on peoples hops for fast results that come easy.  While a healthy detox is one of the best things you can do for your health, the majority of these programs do just the opposite.  Read what makes a good vs bad detox and see what Eric Falstrault says you are really losing when you lose weight on a detox from a box.

Is Your Fat Toxic?

Everyone knows that fat cells are where we store extra calories.  Did you also know that they are one of our bodies in house trash cans, and can be full of harmful compounds that build up over time.

How Vitamin D inhibits Inflammation

Vitamin D is vastly becoming the number 1 supplement people should be taking.  Inflammation is probably the leading cause of disease.  It’s no coincidence that these two are related.