Tag Archives: BPA

BPA Free, Not Really..

Many consumers have taken steps to curb their use of products containing the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA. Thanks to this newsletter and other voices, folks are learning that BPA poses health risks that far outweigh its benefits. This toxic substance is commonly used in all things plastic including baby bottles, plastic food storage containers and nearly all drink containers — soda, water, juice, you name it.

But if you’ve switched to “BPA-free” products, watch out! It turns out the plastic industry has merely substituted another dangerous chemical. Keep reading and I’ll explain. . .

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Large Human Study Links Phthalates, BPA and Thyroid Hormone Levels

A link between chemicals called phthalates and thyroid hormone levels was confirmed by the University of Michigan in the first large-scale and nationally representative study of phthalates and BPA in relation to thyroid function in humans.

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The Dangers of Dental Sealants

I just read an article saying that dental sealants are dangerous. This was an eye opener considering I just had sealants put on my sons 6 year molars. After reading the article I called the dentist and asked if they can be removed and told them why.

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