12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Keep A Breast Organisation have a great pamphlet to download that will give you information on hormone disrupting chemicals that are found in everyday products.

Endocrine (hormone) disruptors can reek havoc on our bodies: Imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signalling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones.

Here are a dozen of the worst hormone disruptors, how they do their dirty work and some tips on how to avoid them.

Click here to read pamphlet.