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We have mentioned the dangers of gender-bender chemical bisphenol A from polycarbonate bottles, baby bottles, as well as in our Detox Your Home series in the kitchen and the nursery. In fact, it can leach from a number of surprising sources, including the linings of canned food and even wine. Journalist Joyce Nelson has compiled a number of steps that one can take to reduce the exposure to you and your children:
1. Limit your use of canned goods or choose canned foods from makers who don't use it.
2. Learn how to cook your own foods that you typically buy in cans, such as beans or chickpeas.
3. Eat fresh foods in season to reduce your consumption of canned goods.
4. Throw out any old and scratched plastic bottles or plastic containers.
5. Buy organic wine since many commercial wines can have up to six times the amount of BPA than canned goods.
More tips at ::Green Living Online
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