Perchorlate, in large amounts, has the ability to interfere with thyroid function as it interferes with iodine uptake, and individuals exposed to excessive amounts of perchlorate for a long time … Read more


The human body needs iodine to make the thyroid hormone. This hormone is critically important during foetal development, infancy, and childhood, for the brain and nervous system to develop normally. … Read more

Researchers call for action to be taken concerning sugar-sweetened beverages as the evidence of their harm on human health is strong – “we should avoid the trap of waiting for absolute proof before allowing public health action to be taken” (August 2013)

In August 2013 researchers from the USA published their review to assess whether there was sufficient scientific evidence to suggest that decreasing sugar-sweetened beverages consumption would reduce the incidence of … Read more