Canadian researchers have found in animal studies that low-level exposure to either Bisphenol A (BPA) or Bisphenol S (BPS) during pregnancy altered the timetable and rate at which neurons inside the brain’s hypothalamus developed. The study calls into serious question the safety of the product most widely used in products labeled "BPA-free," and therefore marketed as a safer alternative to BPA.
· Plastics: hard plastic sports bottles, plastic food storage containers, food wrap, hard and flexible packaging, deli containers, plastic bags, baby bottle components, plastic dinnerware and plates, non-stick cookware, plastic cleaning products, thermal receipt paper, canned food and drink.
ALTERNATIVES TO CHOOSE:
· stainless steel water bottles, ceramic plates and dishes, unbleached wax paper, anything made from wool, cotton, hemp or plastic-free, biodegradable fibers, plastic-free cleaning products, such as baking soda, vinegar and essential oils, stainless steel or cast iron cookware, glass blender, wire salad spinner, stainless steel ice-cube tray, natural rubber gloves, recycled, individually-wrapped toilet paper, bar soap, handkerchief