Prevent Heart Disease and Diabetes with COLORED BPA-Free Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Water Bottles
BPA is nasty stuff
, and it has been linked to heart disease and diabetes
. According to Science News, the FDA has failed to protect Americans from this chemical used as a starter material in most plastic manufacturing
Urine levels of the chemical bisphenol A, found in many plastics, are strongly linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and liver enzyme problems, a new study suggests. The study, which examined a representative sample of the adult U.S population, appears in the Sept. 17 Journal of the American Medical Association.
"This is good news and bad news," comments Richard Stahlhut, an environmental health research fellow at the University of Rochester. "The good news is these are man-made exposures. If the findings hold up, we could get rid of BPA and hopefully people get better. The bad news is it would mean that our system by which we determine risk is really flawed. It's evidence that the regulatory system is inadequate in very important ways."
The good news is there is a safer, stylish water bottle options. Klean Kanteen stainless steel water bottles now come in color
! No more boring silver, instead you can have a pink, orange, brown, green, black, or blue bottle. Best of all, they are toxin-free dishwasher friendly!
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Posted by Jennifer Lance at January 7, 2009 4:32 AM