What you'll learn from this episode:
The toxic chemicals lurking in your kitchen cupboards that can have major implications on your health—including sexual development, risk for metabolic diseases, and more.
The origin story of how endocrine disruption was discovered by the scientific community and what we've learned since then—in spite of special interest groups who want the public to remain ignorant of these findings.
Unexpected places disruptive chemicals show up and infiltrate your body—from furniture to DVDs.
How you can protect yourself and potentially purge some of these ever-present chemicals from your system.
Why the way your food is sourced and stored can have as much of an impact on your health as the food itself.
And much more!
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Resources from this episode:
Bisphenols and Phthalates with Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski, Green Science Policy Institute
Theo Colborn (1927-2014)
Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story by Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, and John Peterson Myers
Hormones and the Endocrine System, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Endocrine Disruption, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange
What Is BPA, and What Are the Concerns about BPA? by Brent A. Bauer, The Mayo Clinic
Phthalates Are Everywhere, and the Health Risks Are Worrying. How Bad Are They Really? by Amy Westervelt, The Guardian
A New Chapter in the Bisphenol a Story: Bisphenol S and Bisphenol F Are Not Safe Alternatives to This Compound by Soria Eladak et al., Fertility and Sterility
You're Absorbing BPA From Your Receipts, Study Shows by Zoe Schlanger, Newsweek
Why Fragrance-Free Products Are Best for Everyone by Paula Begoun, Paula's Choice Skincare
Fragranced Products Are Making Us Sick, Study Finds by Sarah Berry, The Sydney Morning Herald
What Is the Difference Between "Unscented" and "Fragrance-Free" Products? by Joe Schwarcz, PhD, McGill University
Household Chemicals May Impair Thyroid in Young Girls by Timothy S. Paul, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol A and Hyperactivity in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by Johanna Rochester, Ashley L. Bolden, and Carol F. Kwiatkowski, Environment International
Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility by Steven Reinberg, Health Day
Hypospadias Symptoms and Causes, The Mayo Clinic
Bisphenol A and Metabolic Diseases: Challenges for Occupational Medicine by Lidia Caporossi and Bruno Papaleo, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Parkinson's Disease and Pesticides: What's the Connection? by Bret Stetka, Scientific American
How to Purge Plastic From Your Kitchen by Heath Goldman, Real Simple
10 Canned Goods Watchdog Groups Say You Should Stop Buying—and Healthier Alternatives by Jennifer Bowers, PhD, RD, Reader's Digest
The BPA Problem and What to Do About It by Dr. Kara Fitzgerald
How to Detox from Plastics and Other Endocrine Disruptors by Michael Edwards, Organic Lifestyle
What Happened When I Tried Nontoxic Makeup for 90 Days by Annie Gabillet, Popsugar
Things You Should and Shouldn't Use Vinegar to Clean by Jill Nystul, One Good Thing
Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.
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