Environmental Toxins Archives | Chris Kresser

Environmental Toxins

RHR: How to Rewire Your Brain Using DNRS, with Annie Hopper
Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain can “rewire” itself in response to a variety of factors—including negative ones, like chronic illness and trauma. The Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS) allows us to correct those...
July 2, 2019
The Impact Glyphosate Can Have on Your Health
Glyphosate is routinely used on crops like corn, wheat, and soy as a weed killer, but is this chemical harmless to humans? Read on to learn how glyphosate can impact your health.
March 22, 2019
Methylation and Autism
A growing body of research suggests that there is a connection between impaired methylation and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read on to learn about the relationship.
July 3, 2018
Heavy Metals and Behavioral Disorders in Children
An epidemic of childhood behavioral disorders is sweeping the globe. Research suggests that heavy metal toxicity may be one of the underlying causes.
January 30, 2018
Re-Examining the Evidence on BPA and Plastics
In previous articles, I wrote about the dangers of BPA and BPA-free plastic alternatives. Explore recent evidence on BPA and other plastics, and why you should be diligent about avoiding exposure to these ubiquitous chemicals.
October 31, 2017
Environmental Toxins: The Elephant in the Room?
Environmental toxins are ubiquitous and almost impossible to avoid. If you are taking steps to limit your exposure, should you be worried about the low levels that are still undoubtedly in your system? It depends.
March 7, 2017
Mercury Toxicity, Kids & Fish Consumption
Recent research suggests that kids may be more sensitive to mercury than adults. But does that mean kids shouldn’t eat fish at all?
January 28, 2016
Arsenic in Rice: How Concerned Should You Be?
Recently, Consumer Reports Magazine released their analysis of arsenic levels in rice products, and the results were concerning.
October 12, 2012
9 Steps to Perfect Health – #1: Don’t Eat Toxins
Four common food toxins - wheat, sugar, industrial seed oils and soy - are largely responsible for the epidemic of modern diseases destroying our health.
January 28, 2011