Hormone-mimics In Plastic Water Bottles Act As Functional Estrogens

Friday, March 27, 2009 - 08:33 in Health & Medicine

Plastic packaging is not without its downsides, and if you thought mineral water was "clean," it may be time to think again. According to new research, plastic mineral water bottles contaminate drinking water with estrogenic chemicals. Substances leaching out of plastic food packaging materials act as functional estrogens.

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