“You Are What You Eat And Breathe”

Published: 25 October 2007
Category: Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

Cape May County Herald reports, “you are what you eat and breathe,” and unfortunately, the food we eat and the air we breathe from the environment may have adverse effects for human health. According to the article, some of such elements may be certain plastics products. According to the CDC’s Third National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, exposure to phthalates, which soften plastics and vinyl and increases their flexibility, is widespread, and animal studies have shown reproductive toxicity and other effects resulting from exposure to these plasticizers.

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