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    Some pollutants concentrate as much as 25-fold in breast milk (http://1.usa.gov/TNTmcF). How long might it take our children to shed the industrial toxins they may have gotten from breastfeeding?

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    Based on the half-life of industrial pollutants children may be exposed to in the womb or at the breast, how many years does it take for them to detoxify their bodies (assuming they're brought up on a healthy diet)?

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    The intake of heme (blood and muscle) iron associated with increased stroke risk, but no increased risk from nonheme (plant) iron (http://1.usa.gov/WOvGTU). The ability of our body to regulate nonheme iron may be the advantage:

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    Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the human body has no mechanism to rid itself of excess iron, one should choose plant-based (non-heme) s…

    Randy Kreill"normal" range for the heme test can be tricky for a vegan endurance runner ... higher levels are associated with increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Ironic then, that for me to donate plasma/platelets as a vegan runner I need to do things like: consume extra spinach/almonds, rest, avoid overhydration before the test, and then drink lots of fluids between the test that donation to keep blood/fluid volume significant enough to keep the process going to completion. Seems to me the "norm" for iron levels used is based on an average skewed by generally extremely high and unhealthy consumption of animal based foods. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YPD3jh3i-018 hours ago

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    Dana ClaireMy body's much smarter than I. It knows what it needs and it will tell me what it needs. All it knows is earth food, so I shall give it earth food. :)16 hours ago

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