Ever since I began studying nutrition and holistic health sciences in the 1970s, I’ve been concerned about the irresponsible ways certain elements on the Periodic Table are used by science, technology, agriculture, food processing, and even medicine.
Recent revelations of toxic heavy metals, e.g., lead in Flint, Michigan’s municipal water supply —and others ; chemicals such as PFOAs and PFOSs in municipal and private wells polluted by the U.S. Naval Air Station in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania  and the chemical industry also contaminating numerous localities’  underground water aquifers; plus exorbitant amounts of aluminum in Mount Shasta, California rain water  must be taken seriously by everyone, but most of all, by those responsible for manufacturing and spreading toxic pollution; by the ‘paper tiger’ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—whom does EPA protect—polluters?; and, particularly, the do-nothing, heavily-lobbied U.S. Congress.
Most of the toxic heavy metal contamination usually and inadvertently occurs as…
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