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Exposure To Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Can Be Reduced By Living A Simpler Lifestyle

From the 27 June 2012 article at Medical News Today

A lifestyle that features fresh foods and limited use of products likely to contain environmental chemicals has been shown to reduce exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), such as BPA and phthalates, in a small population study. EDCs are linked to a number of adverse health complications including neuro-developmental delays, behavioral issues and fertility problems. They are produced by the millions of pounds per year and found extensively in a range of products that contain certain plastics. …

June 27, 2012 Posted by | environmental health | , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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