After I read a blog post written by a prominent health expert pointing out a frightening link between canned foods (well, one canned food in particular) and major health problems, I squirmed a little. Really? Here's the info and what our expert had to say about the controversy ...
Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief of Prevention magazine wrote a fascinating blog post over on Yahoo Shine recently about the foods that top health experts won't touch with a 10-foot pole, and there were some surprising foods that made the list, like canned foods:
Fredrick vom Saal, PhD, an endocrinologist at the University of Missouri who studies bisphenol-A, says he refuses to eat food from cans, namely canned tomatoes. Here's why:
"The resin linings of tin cans contain bisphenol-A, a synthetic estrogen that has been linked to ailments ranging from reproductive problems to heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Unfortunately, acidity (a prominent characteristic of tomatoes) causes BPA to leach intoRead More »from Fact or Fiction: Are Canned Foods Slowly ... Killing Us?