TWO- MILLION PLASTIC BOTTLES ARE USED IN THE WORLD EVERY FIVE MINUTES. ONE- MILLION PLASTIC CUPS ARE HANDED OUT ON U-S AIRLINE FLIGHTS EVERY SIX HOURS.
PLASTIC IS THE NUMBER ONE CONSUMER PRODUCT... BUT IT COULD ALSO BE KILLING US.
Tonya Montgomery had plastic poisoning and says, "When I stepped out of bed, I hit the floor and I, hum, couldn't move."
Montgomery: "I was completely paralyzed. It was awful and I was in a lot of pain."
TONYA MONTGOMERY WAS READY TO DIE.
HELPLESS, ALONE ON THE FLOOR FOR TWO DAYS, UNTIL HER CHILD'S NANNY FOUND HER.
OVER THE NEXT TWO MONTHS, TONYA WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LUPUS, LYMPHOMA, LEUKEMIA, AND SCLERODERMA, BUT SHE HAD NONE OF THEM. AFTER SEARCHING ONLINE, SHE FOUND THE ANSWER AND A DOCTOR WHO CONFIRMED IT, TONYA WAS SUFFERING FROM PLASTIC POISONING!
Dr. Tracey Woodruff says, "People are exposed to BPA constantly."
BISPHENOL-A OR B-P-A IS A CHEMICAL USED IN PLASTICS. IT PREVENTS RUSTING AND IS FOUND IN THE LINING OF CANNED FOODS, PLASTIC BOTTLES, PLASTIC BAGS, STYROFOAM, AND COFFEE CUPS. IT'S IN THE FISH WE EAT, THE SOUP WE SIP, AND EVEN OUR BABY'S BOTTLE.
Dr. Roy Gerona, "They can actually leach out into the product that is containing the can metal."
HIGH LEVELS OF ARE LINKED TO ALL OF THESE PROBLEMS.
Woodruff: "It can alter the hormones in your body."
EXPERTS SAY, TO AVOID ANYTHING MADE WITH PLASTIC NUMBER THREE, SIX, OR SEVEN.
ONYA CHANGED HER SPA, GETTING RID OF ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING PLASTIC!
SHE CLEANED OUT HER HOME, AND WATCHES EVERYTHING SHE EATS. NO PLASTIC BAGS, BOTTLES, OR CUPS!
Montgomery: "We don't use the microwave. We don't do anything with preservatives. It took me about ninety days to get completely better."
IT CHANGED TONYA'S LIFE, AND IT COULD CHANGE YOURS TOO.
LAST YEAR, FRENCH LAWMAKERS BANNED B-P-A IN ALL FOOD PACKAGING. CANADA BANNED IT IN BABY FOOD PRODUCTS.
THE ENTIRE JAPANESE CANNING INDUSTRY HAS GOTTEN RID OF B-P-A RESIN CAN LINERS.
AND AFTER A LOT OF PRESSURE, THE F-D-A HAS RECENTLY BANNED THE USE OF B-P-A IN BABY BOTTLES AND SIPPY CUPS.
HOWEVER, IT STOPPED SHORT OF BANNING THE CHEMICAL IN METAL CAN LINERS AND OTHER PLASTICS.