Two Chemicals Women Should Avoid

A newly released study from Harvard and Yale suggests that chemicals contained in nonstick cookware and grease-proof paper food containers contribute to osteoarthritis among women. Interestingly enough, men do not seem to be affected by these chemicals as far as osteoarthritis is concerned. The chemicals in question are perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). Both PFOA and PFOS appear to be linked with joint inflammation. Dr. Andrew Weil believes that we are all bombarded with a plethora of synthetic chemicals every day and suggests that we avoid using non-reactive cookware. He further states that buying and eating organic foods with low pesticide residue is a good practice for everyone.

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