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Pesticide chemical linked to food allergies (study); Chemical also used to chlorinate tap water

Pesticide chemical linked to food allergies (study); Chemical also used to chlorinate tap water | Longevity science | Scoop.it

ScienceDaily (Dec. 3, 2012) — Food allergies are on the rise, affecting 15 million Americans. And according to a new study published in the December issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), dichlorophenol-containing pesticides could be partially to blame.

 

The study reported that high levels of dichlorophenols, a chemical used in pesticides and to chlorinate water, when found in the human body, are associated with food allergies.

 

 

 

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Natural relief from allergies

Natural relief from allergies | Longevity science | Scoop.it

This article gives a few tips you may not have heard.


Did you know that certain foods can actually aggravate allergic symptoms in some people? Healthy foods like walnuts and parsley, no less.

 

For more of these foods, plus tips for natural allergy relief…

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