12 mrt. 2011

Common Chemical (BPA) Linked to a Slew of Health Problems

RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA—A new study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that higher levels of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in people’s urine were associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and liver problems. People with the highest BPA levels were twice as likely to suffer from diabetes or cardiovascular problems than those with lower levels.

THE DETAILS: Found in those hard-plastic water bottles we all carry, BPA is also used in the lining of some soda, food, and baby-formula cans. The hormonelike chemical has been linked to genital abnormalities, early puberty, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and fertility problems in hundreds of animal studies. This latest study examined data previously collected from 1,455 adults between 18 and 74 years old.
more: http://www.rodale.com/bpa-and-plastic
video: http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=CF93933F3EB1334E4B8AF6A39F975424

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