All The Convincing You'll Need To Ditch Bottled Water For Good

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The plastic packaging of your beloved bottled water may pose certain health risks. Here's what experts want you to know.

another common endocrine-disrupting chemical class, known as PFAS, as “hazardous substances.” These are colloquially called “forever chemicals,” because they can stick around in the environment for decades.

“Sitting in such conditions for months or even years before making its way to the consumer is a very long time for such a small amount of water to be surrounded by so much hot plastic,” Dr. Nathaniel DeNicola, an environmental health expert for the American College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, told HuffPost.

- Dr. Maida Galvez, professor of environmental medicine and public health at Icahn School of Medicine

 

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So, what about coke, lemonade and all the other drinks in plastic bottles? Since I imagine they must be more acidic than water, does it make this worse? At least water is a drink that is good for you!

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