The Food and Drug Administration has declared BPA safe based on estimates that people consume only small amounts each day from food. However, current research indicates that the average person likely is exposed to a daily dose of BPA that far exceeds the current estimated safe daily intake dose. Human and animal studies suggest that BPA could be related to diabetes, heart disease, liver abnormalities, miscarriage and other reproductive abnormalities, as well as prostate and breast cancer.
It may be impossible to completely avoid exposure to BPA, however, here are six steps you can take to reduce your family’s exposure:
— Hillary Roland, ND, naturopathic physician and resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, the teaching clinic of Bastyr University.
Dear Bastyr Community,
We are living in unprecedented times.
Stephanie Michael, a registered dietician nutritionist, was hired as the county’s Health Services Program manager, and is on the front lines of the COVID-19 response in Pacific County
The Institute of Natural Medicine announces that Dr. Joe Pizzorno has joined their Board of Directors
ND student Erin Arney co-authored a textbook, Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities.