Tag Archives: BPA

Eating Real Food Reduces Plastic Chemicals in Our Bodies!

I’ve written about endocrine disrupting chemicals in food before.

supermarket food contaminated

I just ran across a nice short video from the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, featuring Ruthann Rudel, the Director of Research at Silent Spring Institute describing the problem and how eating real food for just three days decreased the levels of BPA and phthalates in the people tested.

What we eat matters. There’s more we can do. Watch:

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Petition to Vitamix

Vitamix makes state of the art blenders which are good for making juices, soups, non-dairy milks, nut butters, grinding flour, and more.

Sadly, their current containers are made out of plastic, and even though it’s BPA-free plastic, the substitute (Tritan) might be worse than  BPA.

Vitamix used to make stainless steel containers, and due to increasing health problems from plastic chemicals, a growing number of us want them to make them again.

Vita-Mix

Vitamix Then and Now

Beth Terry at My Plastic Free Life (a great website by the way) wrote about this in some detail in her blog post “Quick Action: Ask Vita-Mix to bring back the stainless steel blender pitcher!” and started a petition.

Please sign it! If not for you, then for me!

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