It’s quickly absorbed into your skin, especially if your hands are wet or oily.
Outlawed only in baby bottles and sippy cups, the FDA has determined low levels don’t significantly impact our health.
BPA’s most serious impact is on your fetus. When mother is exposed to BPA in pregnancy and gives birth to a girl, at age 2 years, that girl is more aggressive than normal.
If she gives birth to a boy, he may be more anxious and withdrawn.
BPA causes obesity, thyroid problems, asthma, heart disease, breast, brain and prostate cancers and has a significant impact on sexual behavior and reproduction.
It can even make you sensitive to drug abuse.
Control the controllable. Use glass for food storage and watch out for those receipts if you’re pregnant.
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