Saturday, August 7, 2010

Growing Link Between Toxins and Breast Cancer

While heart disease is still the #1 cause of mortality in women, it is breast cancer that is our deepest seated fear. Naturopath Narelle Stegehuis explores the growing evidence of a link with environmental toxins, particularly heavy metals and xenoestrogens.

Toxicity is rampant. As our environment becomes more toxic, our bodies absorb more toxins through our skin, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Studies have shown that even babies have high levels of toxins in their bodies, having been transferred through the placenta. Our bodies work hard to eliminate toxins through the skin, kidneys, liver and exhaled air. To read full article featured in Nova Magazine click here