A recent French study regarding bisphenol A (BPA) exposure supports the French government decision to ban the use of BPA in food packaging. BPA, a known endocrine disruptor, appears to lead to food intolerances. Researchers tested the effects of BPA exposure on a group of rats from birth. At adulthood, rats were fed egg white protein, which hadn’t been part of their previous their diet. Rats exposed to BPA early on developed an immune reaction to the milk protein. This was not the case for the rats not exposed to BPA. Researchers believe the harmful effects of BPA on the immune system even at low levels of exposure, make fetuses and newborns particularly vulnerable.
Read the full article here: Does BPA Cause Food Intolerance? – Dr Weil’s Daily Health Tips – Natural Health Information