Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that interfere with the body’s endocrine (hormonal) system. They can affect everything from normal development, reproductive fertility to neurological health. Unfortunately, endocrine disruptors are everywhere in our society. And there are many different types.
Some examples of endocrine disruptors include dioxin, PCBs, DDT, other pesticides and bisphenol A (BPA). Many of us have heard of the risks associated with various pesticides and the BPA in our plastics. These little guys can hide out everywhere – in our household cleaners, personal care products and cookware.
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