Tagged: plastic

Plastic bottles and containers prepared for recycling

Gross. Microplastic Found in Salt.

A small study from East China Normal University found that of the 15 commercially available salts they tested, all of them contained microplastics. Microplastics are exactly what the name implies: microscopic flecks of plastic. That you eat....

Composition with plastic bottles of mineral water. Plastic waste

How Plastic Makes Us Fat

Increasingly, evidence is mounting that the chemicals—particularly those found in plastic—are disrupting our endocrine system, which may make us more susceptible to weight gain, diabetes, and obesity. Your endocrine system creates your hormones, which regulate a variety of systems including our metabolism, respiration, sleep, stress, movement, and reproduction.