A highly toxic heavy metal that causes severe kidney damage and skin disorders.
Cadmium has a half-life in the human body of around 30 years.
Interestingly, Cadmium is actually craved by many people, as it causes a toughening of both the personality and body physiology (especially the cardiovascular system).
Cadmium is often found in products harvested from the ocean. It is also used in many products made in China.
Toxic Elements & Heavy Metals
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