Category Archives: Environmental Health & Toxicity

We Need to Eat A Lot Less Sugar!

  By Rhonda Mulford   Nutritional Therapy Practitioner   Vice President   Kirkman Group, Inc.   The Case Against Sugar Whether sugar and not fat or other factors are the main cause of many chronic health problems is controversial.  This … Continue reading

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Lead in Our Environment Poses Serious Risks for Children

   By David Humphrey  President & CEO Kirkman Group, Inc.   What Happened in Flint – Not An AberrationFlint, Michigan, burst into the world spotlight after its children were exposed to lead in drinking water and some were poisoned. In the … Continue reading

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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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