Neurotoxicants, Carcinogens and you!
By General Maddox.
(Real News Australia) Independent studies from scientists around the world have been screaming out for years about the poisons we’re exposed to on a daily basis. But they’ve those screams have fallen on deaf ears. The toxic substances we come in contact with in our day to day lives are slowly poisoning us and naturopaths, homeopaths, dieticians and the alternative media have all been covering it and advising us on how to avoid them for many years now. Unfortunately most people don’t go to a naturopath or a homeopath or even bother to look for an alternative to the main stream media.
Well, we’re in luck. Every now and again a nugget of truth makes its way to the corporate controlled media and in front of millions of people around the world.
Recently, CNN published a piece called “Putting the next generation of brains in danger“. Here’s an excerpt…
Dr. Philip Landrigan at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and Dr. Philippe Grandjean from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, authors of the review published Friday in The Lancet Neurology journal, say the news is so troubling they are calling for a worldwide overhaul of the regulatory process in order to protect children’s brains.
The researchers named these five toxic substances as neurotoxicants. Lead, methylmercury, arsenic, polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and toluene. A neurotoxicants is a substance that impacts brain development and can cause a number of neurodevelopmental disabilities including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, dyslexia and other cognitive damage according to the researchers.
Dr. Landrigan and Dr Grandjean have now added six more chemicals to that list. They are: Manganese, tetrachloroethylene, a class of chemicals called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or flame retardants; and two pesticides, chlorpyrifos, which is widely used in agriculture, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, or DDT and most importantly… fluoride!
That’s right the Doctor from the prestigious Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Doctor from the equally prestigious Harvard School of Public Health have both publicly named and shamed Fluoride! Yes, Fluoride is a known neurotoxicant. So why is is still being added to our public drinking water supplies?
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States (Known more commonly as the CDC) has listed water fluoridation as amongst their Top Ten Great Public Health Achievements in the 20th Century. Let’s hope that CDC administrators have CNN on their web browser favourites list.
It doesn’t stop there though. Much to my amazement CNN actually posted another article and also linked to it in the article i mentioned above. Here it is here. It calls out yet another seven potentially harmful chemicals put into our food. Chemicals that are also found in some strange places. Such as varnishes, resins, adhesives, Viagra, cosmetics, cigarette filters and even ground up insects.
It’s still even more strange that this study has seen the light of day and made its way into the main stream. Even the Sydney Morning Herald picked up on it here in Australia. Either way it’s great to see this type of research getting exposure.