If you search the term “detox” on the internet you’ll find more than a few results. In particular, Google returned about 161,000,000 results this afternoon. Some of these are for detox centers that provide medical rehabilitation from dependence on an intoxicating or addictive substance. And that’s a good thing for those who need it.
Have you seen any BPA-Free labels lately? You know what I mean – the ones that appear on the packaging of all manner of foods and consumer products, often with green imagery to let you know that the product is safe for you and the environment. Have you ever wondered what exactly those labels mean? If your answer to either of those questions is yes, you’ve probably been misinformed.
Most people try very hard to not take their work with them on vacation. Vacations are supposed be refreshing and a good way to do that is to leave it all behind, at least for a while.
If you browse around on this website, you’ll quickly find the answer to the first question. The most common way we encounter BPA is through our diet and, after oral exposure, BPA is quickly absorbed into the body through the intestine.
It sometimes seems not a day goes by without another article on the internet announcing 5, 7 or even more reasons not to drink out of plastic water bottles. That recommendation could only make sense if the reasons are valid, and this is where the articles come up dry.
With the three reasons below, you can safely ignore the 5, 7, or more reasons in so many other articles and continue to drink out of plastic bottles to your heart’s content.
Last week Health Canada released an anticipated report with important new data on exposure of Canadians to a variety of chemicals. It’s important because without knowing how much of which chemicals we’re exposed to, it’s difficult to know whether those chemical exposures are safe or not.