Tag Archives: bisphenol A

Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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BPA free does not mean BPS free

May 30, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Products labeled “BPA free” may be just as toxic as those made with this increasingly shunned original chemical, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas and published in the January 17, 2013, issue of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. BPA (bisphenol A) is an industrial chemical […]

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Health updates

October 11, 2012

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The following is new information regarding hair analysis and diet problems, and evidence linking toxic food containers to breast cancer risks in the womb. Your hair reflects your diet Researchers at Brigham Young University have discovered that eating disorders can be detected by analyzing hair samples. Scientists were able to pinpoint the problem in 80 […]

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Toxic BPA leaching into canned foods

October 8, 2012

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An alarming new study from the Environmental Working Group analyzed samples of canned fruit, vegetables, soda and baby formula on sale in supermarkets and found that more than 50 percent were tainted with a chemical linked to birth defects, ADHD and cancer. The chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), is an ingredient in plastics that lines food […]

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Water, water everywhere … but not a drop to drink

August 25, 2012

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by Reza Bakhshai —  Do you think the bottled water you drink from the dispenser at your home or office is safe? How about the bottle you carry with you everywhere? The answers to these questions may surprise you. Plastic is manufactured from petroleum. This process involves the use of chemicals, many of which have […]

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BPA stays in the body longer than expected

March 5, 2012

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Bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial chemical used to harden plastics for consumer products such as baby bottles and food containers, appears to remain in the body much longer than previously thought. A new study found that BPA levels drop eight times more slowly than expected. “What this study shows is that either we are getting […]

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Nine hidden toxins lurking in your food

February 28, 2012

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If you are not armed with some basic knowledge and awareness, deceptively packaged and presented food in your grocery store can be as dangerous as the proverbial wolf in sheep’s clothing. Here are some tips to help you steer clear of hidden toxins that masquerade as safe products. 1. Stay away from processed meats like […]

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Risky chemicals stored in your body

February 27, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the most comprehensive study to date of the chemicals we harbor inside our bodies as a result of daily exposure. The CDC measured 8,000 Americans for 212 chemicals. The results: All 212 chemicals were found in the blood and urine, meaning these chemicals […]

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Health updates: Weight gain and infertility

February 24, 2012

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The following is new information regarding fructose and weight gain, and researchers find that infertility rises as levels of Bisphenol A (BPA) rise in women. You could easily gain 15 pounds this year One of the principal arguments food corporations have used to defend high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is that it is chemically similar to […]

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