You’ve probably heard about the toxic effects of BPA present in our plastic water bottles. This environmental oestrogen has been linked to breast cancer, infertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome.
But did you know that there are a number of other chemicals hiding in the foods we eat, the skin care products we use and the water we drink, that can act much in the same way (as BPA), messing up our hormonal systems and putting us at risk of disease?
That’s right, on a daily basis we are constantly exposed to environmental oestrogens a.k.a hormone disruptors. They’re everywhere. So let’s discuss the most common ones, the risks and how to avoid them .