An estrogen-like compound, bisphenol A, (BPA), widely used in plastic products is thought to be causing an array of serious reproductive disorders in people. The compound is one of the most produced chemicals in the world, and almost everyone has at least traces of it in their bodies. Scientists found that 95 percent of the people tested had levels of BPA in their bodies that could be harmful. BPA is a component of polycarbonate plastic used to make hard plastic. It is in all plastic baby bottles as well as water cooler containers, sports bottles, microwave oven dishes, canned food liners and some dental sealants.
Several dozen scientists, including four from federal health agencies, reviewed about 700 studies before concluding that people are exposed to levels of the chemical exceeding those that harm lab animals. Infants and fetuses are most vulnerable and BPA could be posing some risk to brain development of babies and children resulting in possible neurological and beha...Read More
We have heard that soft pliable plastics are harmful to our health. This article points out one specific danger. With the article being from The Guardian, a respected newspaper, one would trust its message.
In an effort to help reduce plastic toxins internally, we recommend drinking from glass or stainless steel. As glass is heavy and has potential to break, stainless steel becomes favored. Consider our stainless steel water bottle. It comes in two sizes and two different drinking tops. You can find it here: Stainless Steel Water Bottle
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