Archive | hormone disruptors

BPA replacement? BPS, just as bad



BPA free! It must be safe! Not so fast— A new study out this week confirms what we have been reporting here for a LONG while. We simply can’t trust any BPA replacements, especially BPS, which new research is saying acts just like its shunned and banned counterpart, BPA. BPS is showing similar endocrine disrupting […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Hormone Disrupting Chemicals (and why we should)



(First posted at MomsRising.org. This post was inspired by last week’s #EcoTipTue MomsRising Twitter Chat on Hormone Altering Chemicals and on the recent Mother Jones article about the problems of BPA free plastics.) You’ve probably heard of BPA, the chemical that was in baby bottles, sippy cups, and water bottles. There’s been lots of concern about […]

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12 Hormone Altering Chemicals to Avoid: #EcoTipTue this Week with EWG



Did you know that certain chemicals can alter your child’s hormones? Hormone disrupting chemicals are linked to obesity, fertility problems, cancer, heart disease and early puberty. Our friends at Environmental Working Group have created a list of 12 of the most toxic chemicals found in our daily lives and how to AVOID based on their hormone […]

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Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat?



by David Epstein, ProPublica Everyone knows Americans are fat and getting fatter, and everyone thinks they know why: more eating and less moving. But the “big two” factors may not be the whole story. Consider this: Animals have been getting fatter too. The National Pet Obesity Survey recently reported that more than 50 percent of cats and dogs — […]

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