BPA Contributes to Love Handles
The bad news on BPA just keeps rolling in. Lynn Johnson Hasselberger, of myEarth blog, just posted an article on how BPA might be contributing to America's love handles. Studies show that rats whose mothers were exposed to BPA while pregnant suffered disrupted metabolic function that resulted in higher rates of obesity once out of the womb. This occurred despite their eating a healthy diet after their births.
BPA is a well-known hormone disruptor, and has been implicated in heart disease, diabetes and reproductive problems. It is found in many products: Bottled water, plastic linings of cans...read more