Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Still can't beat storage in glass

Scientists have disputed a study associating food contact material Bisphenol A (BPA) consumption to higher risk of heart and kidney disease in children and adolescents.

Well I’m still not convinced that BPA is safe and plenty of research points to the fact that trace amounts, particularly in a child’s body, are the greatest issue. 

Remember this mnemonic to help you through the plastic minefield, be aware too that a great deal of exposure to Bisphenol A comes from the linings of cans. 
4 5 1 and 2 - all the rest are bad 4U (Annie Murphy Paul - ‘Origins’)
So organically grown, fresh whole food, prepared from scratch and stored in glass is the healthiest and safest whichever way you cut it :) More on plastic products in both my books. Click here to read sample chapters.

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