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What’s the scoop on chia seeds?

Rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fats as well as protein and fibre; does this ancient Aztec superfood stand-up to the hype?

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Organic food reduces pesticide exposure

A new study is among the first to predict a person’s pesticide exposure based on information about their usual diet.

10 February, 2015
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You are the poisons your great-grandmother was exposed to

Damage from pesticide exposure can be passed down through the generations, all the way from our great grandmothers

30 July, 2014
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Link between agricultural pesticides and autism revealed

Exposure to a range of commonly used agricultural pesticides in utero can substantially raise a child’s risk of developing autism

24 June, 2014
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Séralini study on GMO/Roundup toxicity republished

The controversial study showing high levels of kidney and liver toxicity – and unexpected tumours – in rats fed a diet of GMOs and Round-up is returned to the scientific, peer-reviewed literature

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Children exposed to a dangerous cocktail of pesticides, says new report

A new French analysis has shown, once again, the shocking extent to which our children are contaminated with pesticides

30 April, 2014
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GMO herbicide found in breast milk of American women

Samples of breastmilk taken from volunteers in America has shown that some contain the herbicide glyphosate – what does this mean?

9 April, 2014
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Higher levels of glyphosate found in chronically ill people

Evidence is mounting that glyphosate, the active component of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is toxic to farm animals and people

19 March, 2014
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Head lice – growing resistance to over-the-counter treatments

New evidence shows that headlice are nearly completely resistant to conventional insecticide treatments – time to try something new!

17 March, 2014
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‘Inactive’ ingredients make pesticides more toxic

Widely used pesticides can be made even more toxic due to the combination of so-called ‘inactive’ ingredients they contain

4 February, 2014
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DDT exposure linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists say they have established, for the first time, a link between the pesticide DDT and the development of Alzheimer’s later in life

30 January, 2014
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