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Eating Fresh Foods May Cut Exposure to BPA

Study: Avoiding Packaged, Canned Foods May Reduce Levels of the Chemical Bisphenol A

Advice for Consumers continued...

In particular, experts said, it’s probably smart to avoid heating food in plastic containers or covered in plastic wrap, since heating makes the chemicals in plastic break down more quickly and leach into food.

“Just say no. But be Zen about it,” he says. “Because that’s where we are in history. 100 years from now, we’ll have new problems, but these are the ones we have now.”

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