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  • The Link Between Childhood Obesity and BPA

    We have blogged about bisphenol A or BPA many times. This chemical is used in food packaging (like linings in cans) and to harden plastic and has been linked to infertility, weight gain in adults, and even cancer. And now......

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  • BPA and Weight Gain

    A new study in the The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism has found that high levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in older adults are associated with increased weight and waist size, both indicators of obesity that can lead to......

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  • How to Reduce Your Chemical Exposure

    I just finished reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health, by Rick Smith. It is a great read, especially if you have kids. The book shows that we are accumulating toxic......

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  • BPA in Our Food

    Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a chemical that has been linked to a wide array of health issues such as reproductive abnormalities, cancer, diabetes and heart disease. It is used to harden plastics and line containers and is not something that I......

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  • Diaper Bags: Go Natural

    All moms know that a properly packed diaper bag can make or break your day, when you are dealing with small children and babies. A diaper bag is not just a portable changing station, but it can also be a......

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  • The Disappearing Male: Are Chemicals to Blame?

    So I am on a documentary kick right now. Here is another documentary that demonstrates the link between chemicals like Bisphenol A (BPA) and their effect on male genes. Currently, the FDA has not banned use of BPA......

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