Bottled water wreaking havoc with our bodies

Several companies have stopped using BPA in plastic production due to consumer outrage, but just because a plastic container says it is “BPA Free” doesn’t mean it’s free of potentially harmful chemicals. As a matter of fact, recent research out of Germany indicates there are more than 24,000 of such chemicals in any given bottle of water—with some of them causing serious hormone-disrupting effects.



According to the story from Goethe University Frankfort, the researchers tested 18 different bottled water products in an effort to look for endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDCs. They found far more than expected, identifying 24,520 different chemicals in their testing. After isolating the chemicals and determining their impact on the body, the researchers narrowed down those with anti-estrogenic properties to one: DEHF or di(2-ethylhexyl) fumarate. This finding was of major concern.

Out of the 18 different bottled water products, 13 had “significant” anti-estrogenic activity, and 16 out of 18 inhibited the body’s androgen receptors by 90%. In other words, the bottled water was largely wrecking havoc on the human body.

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0072472

TAP – the only good water is fresh filtered water, down to half a micron, unless you live in a blessed part of the world where pollution never yet happened.

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5 Responses to “Bottled water wreaking havoc with our bodies”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Distilled water is better. Buy a distiller.

  2. Anonymous says:

    So is water in glass bottles OK ?

  3. Anonymous says:

    Surely soft drinks & fizzy are worse as fed to our kids?

    On another note

    Short & sweet on a roll & straight to the point:-

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UAeSsvHhTg&list=TLRx17WxL0Jc6qRZU5yPrZEqslnKRftZzw

    HETT

  4. Anonymous says:

    The camelford scandal showed that secret ingredients in tap water included alumimium and estrogen loaded chemicals to feminise men and turm queer.
    Also included was chinese industrial fluoride and chlorine with up to 16000 traces of other chemicals

  5. Anonymous says:

    so what kind of water should we be drinking ????

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