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Quinn on Nutrition: Keeping a lid on BPA's


BPA, UV, polycarbonate. Yikes. Do we need a chemistry degree to figure out what to eat and drink? Perhaps we do. After all, the science of nutrition is about the chemistry of food in our bodies ⦠and how those chemical reactions affect our health.Hereâs one example to pay attention to as we guzzle bottled water on these hot summer days. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used to make some plastic food and beverage containers. BPA from these containers can migrate into the food they embrace â especially if the food or beverage is hot.

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