Heavy Metals

How Heavy Metals Sneak Into Your Body and Weigh You Down

If you eat sushi regularly or have old-school silver crowns in your mouth, you may be storing an unhealthy amount of heavy metals in your body—maybe even to the point of toxicity. Most adults accumulate some level of metal in their bodies over time, according to Elson Haas, MD, director of the...

Are Water Filters a Waste of Money?

Time to replace your old Brita but not sure if you even need a water filter? It depends on a number of factors. If the tap water in your home meets all the standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), you should feel confident that it is safe to drink without any type of filtration system,...

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