Posts Tagged ‘Chemicals’

Fast Food and Testosterone: The Oils are Not the Only Issue

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Everyone knows deep down inside that processed fast food isn’t a healthy choice. But still from time to time we can find ourselves at McDonalds drive thru window 4am wondering whether 2 Big Mac’s and a Double Quarter Pounder…

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Triclosan and Testosterone: Banned in EU, Still Used in the US

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Triclosan (2,4,4′-Trichloro-2′-hydroxyphenyl ether) is an antibacterial and antifungal compound that has been in wide-spread use throughout the United States since the 60’s. It’s also a potent endocrine disruptor and a known carcinogen. In fact, triclosan is such a…

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Fluoride and Testosterone: Endocrine Disruptor?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Everyone knows fluoride. It’s the naturally occurring inorganic chemical used heavily in toothpaste, salts, and tap water supply for the prevention of tooth decay. And even though some hippie “alternative medicine” people like to claim that it doesn’t…

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Pesticides and Testosterone: The Impact of Organic Foods

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD The global average on male testosterone levels is crashing down rapidly, year after year. In a 17 year study with 1,700 men as subjects, the researchers found out that since the late 80’s, the average US men’s testosterone…

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BPA and Testosterone: 5 Sources of Harmful Bisphenol A

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Bisphenol A (BPA) is a man-made chemical that was first synthesized back in 1891. It’s heavily used in the manufacturing processes of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins and it’s often hailed as one of the most conventional chemicals.…

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Chlorine and Testosterone: Endocrine Disrupting Halogen?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD The side effects of chlorine from pools can be detrimental to your endocrine system if you don’t take the right steps to flush it out. Now, I’ve been talking about the dangers of light halogens (chlorine, bromide, and…

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7 Testosterone Killers: Compounds that Crush Androgens

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Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD In our daily lives, we’re constantly in contact with testosterone lowering substances, without knowing it ourselves. Luckily science has helped us to find some of these things and by actively avoiding them, you can make a big difference in your hormone levels. Here’s 8 of the big time…

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