Category Archives: Environmental Health & Toxicity

Supplements that Can Ease the Effects from Chlorinated Pools

Not many kiddos can resist the allure of a cool, turquoise swimming pool on a hot summer’s day. And even though there’s a cautionary, well-known tale here about the toxic effects of chlorine on the body – swimming in chlorinated … Continue reading

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Beware of Botanicals

By David Humphrey President Kirkman Group, Inc.   The growing popularity of botanicals, has prompted nutritional supplement manufacturers like Kirkman to expand their use of herbal ingredients and botanical products offerings. We did not expect, however, to encounter the difficulty … Continue reading

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A Vitamin Primer — Important Things You Should Know About Vitamins

By Kulani Mahikoa Executive Vice President, Marketing Kirkman Group, Inc.   The first thing to know is that vitamins (along with minerals and amino acids) are considered “essential” nutrients, that is – you need them.  So whether you get your … Continue reading

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If You Eat Gluten Free — Watch the Rice

By Kulani Mahikoa Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc. If you are on a gluten-free diet, you may be at greater risk for arsenic and mercury poisoning. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found twice the levels of arsenic … Continue reading

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Toxicity Control Helps Our Bodies Detoxify

Though the human body has built-in systems for removing toxins, systems that have evolved over the course of millennia, the environmental assaults of the modern world are historically unprecedented. The slow pace of evolution is no match for the speed … Continue reading

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Kirkman’s CEO Signs Agreement with the University of Georgia to Establish a P2i Center of Excellence

  Kirkman’s CEO, David Humphrey, acting in his capacity as President of The Forum Institute, signed an agreement with the University of Georgia, Atlanta (UGA), to establish the first “P2i (Preconception to Infancy) Center of Excellence.”  Representatives from UGA and … Continue reading

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It’s in Soup, It’s in Cans And It May Be Putting You and Your Family at Risk

   By Timothy Prentiss Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc   In 2012 the FDA banned Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups but  studies continue to mount that show the potential health dangers of BPA.   Bisphenol A … Continue reading

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