Over 1,500 Health Topics
Browse Health Topics
Ask the Doctor
Q&A with Dr. Greger
News & Articles
Show some love!
Find out More
Watch videos about lead
October 11, 2012
Filled Full of Lead
Standard rifle bullets disperse tiny lead fragments throughout the flesh of wild game, raising public health concerns about lead poisoning in those that consume venison, based on a study of..
October 9, 2012
An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
June 7, 2012
Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements
A Consumer Reports investigation into the safety of protein supplements found that more than half exceed the California prop 65 "Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act" action levels.
May 29, 2012
Nerves of Mercury
Studies of the neurobehavioral toxicity of mercury on children suggest that no level of mercury exposure can be considered safe, but pressure from the fish industry may be preventing safety limits..
January 24, 2012
Amla and Triphala Tested for Metals
Both U.S.-made and imported Ayurvedic dietary supplements have high contamination rates of toxic metals such as mercury, though only a small fraction of the levels found in canned tuna.
January 23, 2012
Get the Lead Out
Toxic heavy metal contamination of Ayurvedic dietary supplements is in most cases intentional.
January 20, 2012
Some Ayurvedic Medicine Worse Than Lead Paint Exposure
Triphala, a combination of three fruits--amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits—is the most commonly used herbal formulation in Ayurvedic medicine and may have powerful anti-cancer properties...
January 20, 2011
Cannibalistic Feed Biomagnification
Feeding meat and bone meal to farm animals may increase the levels of industrial pollutants in animal products.
Page 1 of 2
View All Topics
What are the best foods to decrease seasonal nasal allergies (rhinitis)?
Given the “brain-eating amoeba” (Naegleria fowleri) in tap water should I sterilize my neti pot water?
Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?
Is apple cider vinegar good for you?
Fresh fruit versus frozen–which is better?
- All Rights Reserved | In partnership with the
Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation
Terms of Service