Margie King


Environmental Toxins Linked to Childhood Obesity

Margie King Activist Post Are toys, pacifiers and even shampoo driving the epidemic of childhood obesity? Researchers from the Children's Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between a class of chemical substances known as "phthalates" and obesity in young children. Phthalates are man-made chemicals that…


Are the Government’s Dietary Guidelines Making Us Obese?

modified from Margie King Activist Post Since the early 1980s the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans have urged trusting Americans to eat a low-fat high-carbohydrate diet for their health and weight control. Since then, there has been an alarming increase in chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes. In addition, obesity rates have shot…


Pesticides May Increase Risk of ADHD in Children

Margie King Activist Post If you had any lingering doubts, here's yet another good reason to opt for organic fruits and vegetables when shopping for your family. A team of scientists from the University of Montreal and Harvard University have discovered that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is associated with increased risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity…

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