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Feb 10 2015
Concerned about cancer prevention? Take charge by making changes such as eating a healthy diet and getting regular screenings. You've probably heard conflicting reports about cancer prevention. Sometimes the specific cancer-prevention tip recommended in one study or news report is advised against in another. In many cases, what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving. However, it's...
Jan 21 2015
When we first heard about the dangers of bisphenol A (BPA), a compound used to make hard plastics for things like reusable water bottles and food containers, we were horrified: A chemical leaking into our food and drinks that can disrupt our hormone levels and possibly lead to weight gain, fertility issues, and cancer? We’ll pass. (Some states, like CA, even tried to implement Labels Warning of...
Jan 21 2015
EXPOSURE to a chemical found in plastic bottles and drink cans could be bad for the heart, a new study has claimed. Researchers exposed mice from birth to bisphenol A (BPA) and found heart function and blood pressure are affected differently in males and females, with females at greater risk of damage from stress. BPA is widely used as a lining for cans and plastic bottles. The research,...
Jan 14 2015
The more I learn about the food system, the more passion grows inside me to change it. What I am about to share with you will have you gasping for air – it’s so downright appalling. There’s a sorry state of affairs regarding the approval of new food ingredients in this country, and there is a BIG misconception that the FDA diligently reviews and approves them all. The media has reported some...
Jan 14 2015
There are many reasons to be concerned about the chemical bisphenol-A or BPA. The Food and Drug Administration says BPA is safe low levels, but other countries take a more cautious approach: Austria, Denmark, Belgium, France and China limit the chemical's contact with food. The FDA continues to study the issue. Studies have shown that BPA, a plastic-stiffening chemical and synthetic female...

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