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How Toxic Chemicals Are Seeping Into Your Daily Routing

Chemicals in common items you may encounter every day could be causing you harm.

PFAs's are in some microwave popcorn brands, according to the Center for Environmental Health.

Toxic chemicals actually enter the popcorn as it cooks.

They can affect your immune system, infant birth weights, or put you at risk of cancer.

Phthalates are found in things like nail polish and hair spray.

The National Institutes of Health says inhaling or touching products that contain this chemical could have effects on human reproduction or development.

Some animal products like meat contain dioxins.

The environmental working group says the chemical has been found to affect reproductive and immune systems and cause cancer.

Atrazine could be in your fruit.

It’s a herbicide used on crops that have been linked to endocrine disruption, reproductive effects, and cancer according to the Pesticide Action Network.

This is just the tip of the iceberg.

Some clams, canned food, deodorant, and milk also have chemicals in them.


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