The Rare Truth About Popular Plastic Bottled Water | AWAYION BEAUTY

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Right now, if you are drinking from a plastic bottled water, stop!

Unless you are using a glass water bottle, you are drinking some pretty rad chemicals.

I do not mean ‘rad’ in a good way.

In this post, discover 4 gnarly facts to consider when drinking from plastic water bottles. Because every girl should know the effects of what she is drinking.

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TL:DR A quick post glance:

  1. Are We Secret Lab Rats?
  2. Let’s Get Chemical… Chemical
  3. Leaky Plastic Bottled Water
  4. The Good News

Sound awesome? Okay, ladies. Let’s start!

1. Are We Secret Lab Rats?

First of all, chances are you did not sign-up to be a lab rat, to have chemicals ingested into your body. Yet, if you are drinking from plastic water bottles daily, your life just became like a lab rat.

Plastic water bottles are made with chemicals called plasticizers. These plasticizers come in two main forms: Polycarbonate plastics or Polyvinyl chloride plastics (aka PVC).

By the way PVC contain a chemical called BPA. For the sake of time and so this article does not become a masters’ thesis, I will let you do your own research on how awful BPA can be to your body.

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2. Let’s Get Chemical… Chemical 

Additionally, you may not be convinced that the chemicals found in plastic water bottles are harmful…yet. Well, do you know what methane is? Um, when you eat some beans and expel some foul wind from your body…that foul wind is methane!

Peer-reviewed studies show that the chemicals found in plastic water bottles can contain hormone disrupting chemicals.

These hormone disrupting chemicals can have bad health effects such as: infertility, premature puberty, asthma, allergies, menstrual cycle irregularities, and breast cancer. 

The chemical polyethylene Terephthalate, which Is found in most plastic water bottles contains methane! Fancy.

3. Leaky Plastic Bottled Water

Moreover, studies show that polystyrene plastic leaks BPA plus more! Most of your plastic water bottles are made from this chemical. Yummy!

4. The Good News

Furthermore, the jury is still out on what the benefits of ingesting harmful chemicals are. Happy water drinking! Yay!

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Major Takeaways

Now you know the good and the bad of plastic bottled water.

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Marchese, M., ND. (n.d.). The truth about plastic water bottles. Retrieved September 15, 2016, from http://drmarchese.com/images/The_truth_about_plastic_water_bottles.pdf