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DESCRIPTION: Using skin lotion or hand sanitizer before touching thermal paper (cash register receipts and printed tickets) can facilitate the absorption of BPA into the body.
Wait, Why BPA Hasn’t Been Banned? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/why-bpa-hasnt-been-banned/) Check out the video!
More on BPA in:
• How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-avoid-the-obesity-related-plastic-chemical-bpa/)
• Is Canned Fruit as Healthy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-canned-fruit-as-healthy/)
• BPA Plastic and Male Sexual Dysfunction (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/bpa-plastic-and-male-sexual-dysfunction/)
Other examples of Food and Drug Administration failings include:
• Artificial Food Colors and ADHD (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/artificial-food-colors-and-adhd)
• Antibiotics: Agribusinesses’ Pound of Flesh (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/antibiotics-agribusinesses-pound-of-flesh)
• Aspartame and the Brain (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/aspartame-and-the-brain)
• Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-antidepressant-drugs-really-work)
There’s another class of concerning plastics compounds, phthalates. More here:
• Avoiding Adult Exposure to Phthalates (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/avoiding-adult-exposure-phthalates/)
• Lowering Dietary Antibiotic Intake (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/lowering-dietary-antibiotic-intake/)
• What Diet Best Lowers Phthalate Exposure? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-diet-best-lowers-phthalate-exposure)
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