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Can’t eat gluten? Pesticides and nonstick pans might have something to do with it, study says. It seems like everyone knows someone with a sensitivity to gluten — a protein mixture found in cereal grains, like wheat and barley.

Can’t eat gluten? Pesticides and nonstick pans might have something to do with it, study says

A third of all Americans say they avoid products with gluten in them, and grocery store shelves are overflowing with gluten-free products that didn’t exist a decade ago. For roughly 1 percent of the planet’s population, eating gluten triggers a genetic immune response called celiac disease that has wide-ranging consequences. The disease’s symptoms range from mild, like diarrhea, fatigue, gas, to severe. Think nausea and vomiting, osteoporosis, infertility, neurological problems, and even the development of other autoimmune diseases. The root causes of celiac disease have largely stumped epidemiologists.

Detox Football. About Detox Since 2011, the Detox Campaign has been calling for a toxic-free future.

Detox Football

Thanks to the actions of a people powered global movement, 19 major fashion companies listened to their customers and made a commitment to eliminate hazardous chemicals from their products and supply chain by 2020. While many showed leadership and are truly tackling their toxic addiction, others like adidas and Nike continue to hide their lack of action behind greenwash and paper promises. adidas is failing to start eliminating the worst substances and is yet to come clean by giving the public its “Right to Know” about the chemicals being released across its supply chain. Help ban the use of hazardous AZO dyes in Australia. Mrs.

Help ban the use of hazardous AZO dyes in Australia

Kristina Avramovic, Serbia And Montenegro May 16, 12:13 send a green star Mrs. Sign The Manifesto. “As a mother and a model I passionately believe that the clothes we wear should be free from toxic chemicals and carry a story we can be all be proud of.

Sign The Manifesto

I was delighted to join a host of other big names in fashion to support the global Detox campaign and raise awareness about this important issue. 7 Ways Your Clothes Can Be Bad for Your Health. For centuries, women in the western world wore corsets and mangled their internal organs in the process.

7 Ways Your Clothes Can Be Bad for Your Health

Across the globe in China, foot binding immobilized generations of women. It’s been over a century since these practices have gone out of fashion in mainstream society, and it’s easy to look back at them in horror and disdain. How could cultures champion such cruel practices just for the sake of something as shallow as physical beauty? I mean, it’s not like women alter their bodies in such extreme ways in today’s society… or do they? Millions of people go under the knife for cosmetic surgery every year, after all. Even outside of a doctor’s office, there are plenty of women out there suffering for fashion. See Also: 8 Bad Pet Parent Behaviors 1. When it comes to earrings, the bigger, the more damage you’re risking to your ear lobes.

Also Check Out: 7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System 2. Reportage. Levi's - il est temps de Detox. Il EST TEMPS...

Levi's - il est temps de Detox

Au Mexique et en Chine, on dit qu’il suffit de regarder la couleur des rivières pour connaître les dernières tendances de la mode. C’est parce que les grandes marques du textile, comme Levi’s, utilisent des produits chimiques dangereux pour teindre et fabriquer nos vêtements. Mais ensemble, nous pouvons changer les choses. Detox : 215 409 personnes ont fait réagir Levi's ! Success! Levi's Jeans Will Now Be Free of Toxins. Greenpeace International stepped in to clean up the production line of yet another clothing giant: Levi Strauss & Co.

Success! Levi's Jeans Will Now Be Free of Toxins

Thanks to their advocacy, the voices of Care2 members who signed this petition, and hundreds of thousands of people taking the issue to the street, Greenpeace is now pleased to announce that Levi Strauss & Co. will stop using the chemicals that cause toxic water pollution. There are Probably Toxins in Your Clothes and How to Make It Stop. NOTE: This is a guest post by Laura Kenyon from Greenpeace International.

There are Probably Toxins in Your Clothes and How to Make It Stop

You’ve probably never heard of halogenated anilines and perfluorinated chemicals. In addition to being mouthfuls to pronounce, both are toxic chemicals that are harmful to the environment and life, both in water and on land. Some anilines can become carcinogenic, or cancer-causing, and several perfluorinated chemicals are known to be toxic for the reproductive and nervous systems of mammals. Scary. Little Monsters. A Little Story About the Monsters in Your Closet Report The latest report by Greenpeace East Asia revealed the presence of hazardous chemicals in clothing items bought from 12 global brands, from fast fashion giants like Primark, to sportswear brands like adidas and kids favourite Disney.

Little Monsters

Read the full report here. Meet the Monsters. Le poison que l’on porte sur soi. Puisqu'il ne suffit pas de s'empoisonner par l'alimentation, l'eau du robinet et les médicaments : nos vêtements arriveront peut-être à nous achever...

Le poison que l’on porte sur soi

Du formaldéhyde : Connu sous le nom de formol, il est présent dans la majorité des textiles chinois, à tel point que les autorités européennes « réfléchissent » à son interdiction. Il est utilisé pour son effet « repassé », il améliore en effet le tombant des tissus. Ces vêtements qui tuent... Les supporteurs n'ont qu'à se rhabiller ! Sur les neuf maillots officiels de l'Euro 2012 testés, tous contiendraient des niveaux inquiétants de produits chimiques, selon le Bureau européen des associations de consommateurs (BEUC). Excès de plomb dans les maillots espagnols et allemands, anti-sueur nocif pour le système nerveux dans les maillots polonais, perturbateur endocrinien notoire pour les maillots espagnols et italiens... Scandaleux ? Pourtant rien n'est vraiment illégal de la part des fabricants, mais la législation est dépassée par le déferlement actuel de produits chimiques, dont 8 000 interviendraient dans la seule fabrication des vêtements !