Here’s a riddle for you: What could nonstick pans, corn, plastic kids toys, cleaning products, and cosmetics all have in common? Each could be hiding hormone disruptors—potentially toxic chemicals that can interfere with your body’s endocrine system. These chemicals have been linked to a wide range of health concerns, including fertility problems, diminished sex drive, ...
Next time you pick up a can of chicken noodle soup or baked beans, ask yourself: Will your supper come with a side of harmful chemicals? Even if you shop for organic vegetables grown without pesticides, and grass-fed beef raised without antibiotics, canned foods could introduce a suspect chemical into your body.
Here’s a scary exercise: Open up your medicine cabinet or bathroom cupboards, then take a look at the assortment of creams, lotions, washes, toners, and cosmetics stacked up on the shelves. If you count at least 12 products, you’re on par with what the average American woman puts on every day.
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