12 Common Chemicals That Are Messing Up Your Health

While avoiding dangerous chemicals is clear and essentially a no-brainer in respect to personal health, many times chemicals and potent toxins enter our lives under the radar. Listed in this article are 12 common chemicals that can wreak havoc on your physical well-being.

11Bisphenol A (BPA)

Used to make various types of plastics in addition to certain canned goods and thermal receipt paper, the chemical known as Bisphenol A or BPA, should be avoided if possible.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) suggests avoiding receipts (physical handling) all together and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns against exposure to plastic containers carrying recycle labels that range from three to seven.