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Recent Revels 86% of Teenagers are BPA Contaminated

By Fredrika Syren: In recent years, we have heard about the importance of avoiding bisphenol A (BPA) because of its hormone-disrupting qualities. BPA has been linked to breast and prostate cancers, and low sperm counts. Exposure to BPA happens through dust ingestion, skin absorption (handling plastic and recipe examples), and …

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What Are BPAs and How Can They Be Avoided?

Fredrica Syren: As you may have read this month, I have joined the Plastic-Free July Challenge. One very good reason for avoiding plastic is that it is chemical laden. Most of us have heard of BPA and that we should avoid it. Many people assume that BPA is only in …

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Canned Food — Still Not as Safe as Hoped

By Fredrica Syren: Canned food IS a great thing and can literally be a lifesaver because it’s a great way of preserving food that has a long shelf life. The problem with canned food is that it has never been about the food itself. It comes down to the can …

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