A small study suggests people are being routinely exposed to the hazardous chemical bisphenol A (BPA) through everyday consumption of canned goods. BPA has been under fire recently for being associated with a variety of health problems in laboratory animals, including cancers, early puberty, and developmental problems.
We have been raised to believe that milk is good for strong bones, strong teeth, muscle growth, and much more. But many people today are saying milk being sold in most grocery store shelves can actually do more harm than good. So, what is the deal? Is milk healthy or is milk bad for you?
No one wants a mixed salad tossed with extra bacteria, mold and yeast, but those are just what people might find when you try to eat "healthy" in poorer neighborhoods. A new study appearing in the May 2010 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that higher level of bacteria are found on fresh produce in the poorest neighborhoods.