In recent years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has preferred a relatively nonchalant approach to the carcinogenic chemical that’s present in food containers and drink bottles across the country, declining to upgrade the risk in line with scientists’ concerns.
Experts in the field have long felt the FDA’s position has jarred with the more cautionary scientific view.
“The stance the FDA’s had for a number of years is probably narrow-sighted.” – Christopher Kassotis, University of Missouri
A shocking new study from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has revealed that exposure to the cocktail of lethal carcinogens in America’s tap water causes or contributes to over 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime.
The peer-reviewed study puts much of the toxic culpability on the presence of three main contaminants found in the water supply to millions of homes:
This disturbing report means that more and more people are being prompted into finding a long-term, reliable solution to protect their family from contaminated tap water.
EWG Recommends Home Water Filters
The EWG has suggested installing individual water filters at home.
We’re just past the longest day of the year and the prospect of summer vacations and long hot days is beckoning. Keeping children hydrated in the warm weather is always a struggle; swimming, bike rides, sports, and fun tend to take priority for kids!
Did you know that there is a really easy way to find out whether your body is properly hydrated or not?
Give Yourself a Pinch!
Your skin’s elasticity is a brilliant indicator of how well hydrated you really are. To test, pinch the skin on the back of your hand and let go. If it snaps back into place and returns to normal immediately, then congratulations, you’re hydrated!
If it doesn’t and your skin maintains the “pinched” shape for a couple of seconds, then don’t ignore it; you need to drink more water. If your skin – your body’s biggest organ – isn’t properly hydrated, then what about the vital internal organs that you can’t see?