We tend to think of plastic as bad for our environment but more and more research is finding it also appears to be really bad for our health. Could it be the reason we didn't hear about people in our grandparents' day having ADHD is because they weren't around so much plastic?
Recent data has found children exposed to high levels of BPA in the womb were fatter by the age of seven. Researchers are concerned the chemical alters the programming of the unborn child’s metabolism, causing problems with obesity the years to come.
The BPA and BPS chemicals are considered to be endocrine-disrupting chemicals. They are found in thousands of products from plastic and metal food containers, to detergents, flame retardants, toys and cosmetics.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is found in polycarbonate plastic. That is used to make reusable bottles and food containers.
Bisphenol S (BPS) is in personal care products, baby bottles and receipts.
Research has linked them to neurological and behavioral disorders including autism and ADHD. They also affect IQ. What’s more their hormone effects may cause cancer, diabetes, male infertility and endometriosis. To learn more click this link