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My niece nukes baby food in plastic containers. Isnt that unhealthy for them?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Controversial

2 types of plastic are currently objects of concern: PVC which may contain phthalate plasticizers (labeled type 3) which may be endocrine/hormone disrupters; and polycarbonate, which is made from bisphenol-a, another endocrine disruptor (labeled type 7).
This bpa plastic is found in baby bottles & allegedly tupperware products. Microwave ovens also under scrutiny for possibly—>.

In brief: Controversial

2 types of plastic are currently objects of concern: PVC which may contain phthalate plasticizers (labeled type 3) which may be endocrine/hormone disrupters; and polycarbonate, which is made from bisphenol-a, another endocrine disruptor (labeled type 7).
This bpa plastic is found in baby bottles & allegedly tupperware products. Microwave ovens also under scrutiny for possibly—>.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
—> altering the genetic structure of foods. More studies are needed to determine the facts. Meanwhile, it shouldn't hurt to nuke foods in microwave-safe glass/ceramic containers.
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