If you missed the xenoestrogens blog (Part 1) about Bisphenol A (BPA) and its health consequences, you can find it here. BPA is everywhere. More than likely, all of us are exposed to BPA fairly regularly. Are there any diet-related remedies for eliminating this toxin already in our bodies? There just may be! PROBIOTICS!
Specific probiotics: Bifidobacterium breve and Lactobacillus casei are two beneficial bacterial strains shown to reduce intestinal absorption of BPA by carrying it out of your digestive system (1). This is great news because consuming these probiotic strains may destroy the harmful effects of BPA. These two strains can be found in both foods and supplements, depending on the supplement.
- Bifidobacteria breve belongs to a group of bacteria called lactic acid bacteria. Lactic acid bacteria are found in naturally fermented foods, kefir, and cheese.
- Lactobacillus casei grows naturally in the human digestive system. The bacteria help the digestive system operate prop...