Wednesday, October 21, 2009

BPA-free Easier than Ever

The Environmental Working Group released a guide to reduce our families' exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA). It includes a few simple steps that are very easy to follow.

Developing fetuses and babies are the most vulnerable to BPA's toxic effects. So, the very first step is replacing the old baby bottles and sippy cups to BPA-free ones. Also, be aware that BPA contaminates liquid baby formula sold in metal cans. Choosing powdered versions is a much safer option.

As a rule of thumb, avoid canned foods, and don't use polycarbonate plastics for warm food and drinks.

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