How K-Cups Might Damage Your Metabolism, Reproductive Health, and Cause Cancer

I don’t normally drink these, only have had them a few times but this is for any of you who drink them on the daily!!

The Mommy Illuminati

Brew a fresh, steaming cup of plastic

*Author: Dr. Rivard is a N.H. licensed naturopathic doctor (N.D.) with a thriving practice just north of Boston. My area of expertise is natural family healthcare and wellness with a keen focus on preventive care and integrative medicine, and I have a passion for writing and educating others.

This subject has been a big ol’ bee in my bonnet for a long time, especially since the Keurig style coffee systems are now ubiquitous. Much focus in recent years has revolved around the studies of potential dangers of BPA, or bisphenol A, but what about the myriad of other chemicals commonly used in plastics, demonstrated to also have damaging effects in the body because of estrogen-mimicking chemicals?

Here is an interesting NPR article and audio concerning how estrogenic chemicals are found in the majority of plastic items found in food and beverage packaging.

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