The media has propelled estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to the forefront of health news. It’s ubiquitous, and it’s likely in your body. The chemical, developed as an estrogen replacement, is commonly used to harden plastics such, most commonly polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. It’s been linked to various cancers, diabetes, heart disease and digestive problems. The polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins are often used in plastic helmets and goggles, computers,...
by on December 16th, 2009 at 08:12 am

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  • Hidden Benefits to Homemade Preserves
    The media has propelled estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to the forefront of health news. It’s ubiquitous, and it’s likely in your body. The chemical, developed as an estrogen replacement, is commonly...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 08:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Almonds
    Used as a substitute for conventional flour, almond flour can be a blessing to diabetics and people with celiac disease. There are lots of ways to enjoy almonds: spread some almond butter on a cracker or send your kids off...
    by at December 1st, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Top Tips to Prevent Diabetes
    This month here in the US marks National Diabetes Awareness month. So can you guess what eating a lot of green veggies, exercising regularly, choosing not to smoke, and getting 8 hours of sleep per night all have in common?...
    by at November 24th, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • Alternative Sweeteners 101
    In 2003, the average American consumed 44 teaspoons of sugar a day. That translates to 142 pounds of sugar annually. That’s more than 7 times the recommended maximum intake of 6 teaspoons daily. Chronic ailments like...
    by at October 30th, 2009 at 08:10 am