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Link Love:Common chemicals linked to countless Health Problems

When you open a can of tomato sauce or black beans to make dinner, or warm up a bottle for your child, the last thing you think is that you could be harming your

family’s health. But that potential harm is very real, thanks to the slew of manmade chemicals floating all over our planet—right down to food/beverage containers and baby bottles.

In a 2012 update to a report titled “State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”—originally released in 2002—a team of researchers from the World Health Organization

and the United Nations Environment Programme discuss in detail the short- and long-term effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on humans and wildlife.

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Get Your Child on the Path to Healthy Eating

Here is a link to a free chart on how to get your child on the path to healthy eating. Download and print it out. Use a guideline on for healthier food choices.

Eating choices pay off in good health early in life and later in life. Plan meals together

with your kids. Working together on food choices and talking about explore to find what is best and how

to make food taste better. This can be fun!