Tag Archives: BPA

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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Warning bells ring louder for BPA

September 11, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Health Canada, the Canadian version of the U.S. FDA, is the world’s first regulatory body to call bisphenol-A (BPA) dangerous. The agency said it will ban BPA from baby products and may decide to ban it completely. In April, the U.S. National Toxicology Program said BPA poses “some concern” for neural […]

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FDA bans BPA in baby bottles

September 2, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced July 17, 2012, that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A (BPA), the plastic chemical that was banned three years ago by Canada for use in baby bottles. The American Chemistry Council asked the FDA to phase out rules allowing […]

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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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Toxins lurking in your foods

March 5, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  A biochemical war is being waged on our health as we are assaulted with more deadly toxins than at any other time in history. Besides air and water pollution, we are bombarded with a continuous flow of electromagnetic waves, including those of very low frequencies. Food additives are also incredibly deadly […]

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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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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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Health updates: Canned soups and antioxidants

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding canned soups and antioxidants, a key to preventing flu. Canned soups can be dangerous to your health The food processing world is reeling from a shocking new series of tests released by Consumer Reports, revealing that many leading brands of canned foods contain Bisphenol A (BPA) — a toxic […]

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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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