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Bisphenol A, or BPA

Tiny amounts create lasting and unusual heath problems

Yearly BPA is Released Into The Environment

When consumer pressure led to bans on effects of BPA in canned baby formula and baby bottles manufactured in the North America, little was done in excluding that chemical in polycarbonate water bottles, plastic utensils, and most other food containers. But in France, measures are taken in banning BPA in entire food containers by July 2015, what scientists consider dangerous and low-dose exposure, North America has done little effort to reduce

It is in Most Everything!

BPA in foodYearly bisphenol A, or BPA, is released into the environment. Scientists are learning that it could take just a tiny amount to create lasting and unusual heath problems. Found in most plastics, canned foods and drinks as a protective lining and on cash receipts, it is in most everything and be sure it is inside or bodies, too.

Linked to Bazaar Health Problems

This industrial chemical is found in our blood and urine, including fetuses before birth, researchers have learned that it effects reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant.  Their studies discuss what it is  and the chemical’s ability to interfere with levels of estrogen in the body, learning that its effects swarm far beyond hormonal systems, resulting in to bazaar health problems.

BPA acts like estrogen in our body, with 100’s of scientific studies have linked it with breast cancer, prostate cancer, early-onset puberty, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), an increased risk for obesity, immune system and altered development of the brain.

Sport nutrition certified personal trainers advise to avoid eating canned food containing this chemical and try to include soaking dry beans, buying frozen or fresh vegetables and fruit, package food items sold in Tetra Paks, cartons or glass, and if able join a community garden and grow your own.