Recognize the Plastics That Are Hazardous To Your Health
The chemicals contained in plastics can be quite harmful. But given that "plastic" can mean a wide variety of substances, it's difficult to know which ones are bad for us. Here’s everything you need to know about plastic and an its impact on your health.
Health Hazards of Plastic Bottles
Exposure to heat and cleaning agents causes BPA to enter the contents of the bottle. This means leaving the plastic bottle in the car, or in the back pack and while washing the bottle with harsh detergents, can release the chemicals into the contents....
BPA free plastic bottles have a hidden danger
Dangers of Plastics
Given the wide use of BPA in so many products we encounter every day, it is probably impossible to completely eliminate your exposure to this potentially harmful chemical. Still, you can lower your exposure-and your risk of possible health problems associated with
BPA-by taking a few simple precautions.
8 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to BPA
BPA has been shown to be an estrogen-like chemical and can cause estrogen dependent cancers; breast and prostrate cancers are both associated with BPA along with fertility problems.
How plastic food containers could be making you fat, infertile and sick
There is now significant evidence suggesting that even low levels of BPA-exposure can cause harm, and this is particularly true in vulnerable populations like pregnant women, infants and the chronically ill.