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Old 06-20-2010, 02:37 AM   #1
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radiation in our environment

Ever wondered about the effects of radiation in our environment on our health, have u heard of antiradiation clothing as protection?

 
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Re: radiation in our environment

eating lots of fruits and vegetables will give you lots of antioxidants which is helpful in protecting you from free radical damage. If you cannot eat your 13 fruits and vegetables experts suggest supplementaion...I like green drinks and different brocolli extracts, I detox on a regular with a professional detox formula.

 
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I agree that the best protection is health. The body is equipped to deal with all of the elements of this life including pollutants if we keep it healthy. The sun has radiation, but e don't need sun burn. We can choose what we use and expose ourselves to without special 'protective' clothing. Of course, don't walk into a nuclear plant without proper gear. But we are exposed to the sun radiation daily and it is good for us. Moderation matters.

The deep colored foods, like red bell peppers, yams, blue berries, green veggies, etc. supply antioxidants, enzymes and immune building nutrients. There are also great anitoxidants like Alpha Lipoic Acid.
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Ever wondered about the effects of radiation in our environment on our health, have u heard of antiradiation clothing as protection?
Medical radiation is a part of our environment too. And some people get far more radiation this way than they do from the sun and earth. There was a recent article in the newspaper about the "Overuse of medical radiation."

Consider this: Radiation from the sun and soil accounts for about 2 millisieverts per year, whereas one CT scan will give you 10 to 20 millisieverts. That's about 5 to 10 years' worth of natural radiation. And some people have been known to get tested over and over for no good reason. The dose accumulates over time and the damage may show up years later.

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And you can get kits to detect radon gas in your home's basement. That can be a potent source. And internet search may show a map of the high radon areas of the country. Your walls/floor can be treated to keep it out once detected.

And then there's the radiation that can be found in that highly sought after home decorating "must"...the granite/quartz/stone counter top. Yes, even they can have a radiation problem and they aren't tested prior to installation in your home.

Your best defense is a great diet as those below have suggested.

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