Saturday, January 30, 2010

Are You Eating and Drinking Toxic Chemicals?

It seems the more I research into the causes of infertility, the more I am convinced that the food we eat and the environmental toxins we are exposed to are a major contributing cause to the increase in fertility problems around the globe (as well as other health problems). I just came across this article which discusses harmful effects of bisphenol A, or BPA as it is more commonly referred to. This chemical is used in the production of many plastics such as bottles and in the lining of cans and, and it seems that it can leach into the food and drink that is stored in them. The result is a potential health hazard as this chemical is what's known as a "hormone mimicking" chemical. This means is can upset the hormonal balance which is so critical when one is trying to get pregnant. There are some things you can do to avoid ingesting this chemical. To read more, Click Here.