EP279: The Dangers of Glyphosate with Dr. Stephanie Seneff
We’ve all heard about the controversy surrounding glyphosate, Roundup’s main ingredient.
In 2015 The International Agency for Research on Cancer concluded glyphosate may possibly cause cancer in humans.
Thousands of lawsuits have also been filed against Bayer, the maker of Roundup, and in 2018 a groundskeeper, diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, was awarded $289 million.
Yet, the EPA and FDA deem glyphosate safe, which is why it can still be found in our food and many paleo staples.
Thankfully, Dr. Stephanie Seneff Ph.D., a senior research scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, author, and glyphosate expert is on this week’s podcast to cut through the controversy. We discuss the research regarding glyphosate’s safety, how glyphosate exerts its toxic effects, foods most often contaminated with glyphosate (I think this will surprise you!), and what we can do to help our body detoxify.
You do NOT want to miss this episode! Here are some of the other interesting tidbits we’ll cover…
- Simples ways to detox glyphosate
- The most common foods contaminated with glyphosate
- The link between glyphosate, autism and neurodegenerative disease
- How glyphosate affects gut microbes and immune health
- How glyphosate affects mental health
- How glyphosate affects sleep
- The link between reproductive issues and glyphosate
- The link between vitamin D deficiency and glyphosate
- Why collagen is particularly vulnerable to glyphosate’s destruction
- The animal products most often tainted with glyphosate
- The difference between non-GMO and organic
- Simple ways to improve immune health
- 3 ways you to reduce glyphosate in food and community
- And so much more!
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Stephanie Seneff, PhD is a senior research scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in food and nutrition, and a master’s degree, an engineer’s degree, and a PhD in electrical engineering and computer science, all from MIT. She has authored over three dozen peer-reviewed journal papers on topics relating human disease to nutritional deficiencies and toxic exposures. She has focused specifically on the herbicide glyphosate and the mineral sulfur. Dr. Seneff splits her time equally between two homes in Hawaii and Massachusetts. She is the author of Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate is Destroying Our Health and the Environment (Chelsea Green Publishing, July 2021).
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