• Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition

    Say “No” to Receipts

      Say No to Receipts While BPA has been removed from many plastics, it still exists is in cashier receipts.  The EPA has determined that the amount of BPA in the receipts is far below toxic limit, and there is no other product that currently appears safer. Therefore, receipts continue to be manufactured containing this toxic substance. The reality is, studies have shown that 90min after handling receipts, BPA will still show up in the urine and serum (1) Things…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    BPA Plastics…Are They Safe?

    At this point, most of us are aware of BPA. BPA is an endocrine disrupting substance whose effects were actually discovered in 1977 but conclusive research did not determine its toxic effects until almost 30 years later. BPA was finally pulled from plastic baby bottles in 2008.  BPA and other chemicals like it, mimic the actions of naturally occurring hormones in our body. The Early Years I remember in my first year of practice in 2003, when I was very…