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Posted by on Jul. 29, 2007 at 11:34 AM
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Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins

This information is being circulated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as well.

 Please circulate to all you know; Cancer update

Johns Hopkins - Cancer News from Johns Hopkins
No plastic containers in micro
No water bottles in freezer.
No plastic wrap in microwave...

A dioxin chemical causes cancer, especially breast cancer.

Dioxins are highly poisonous to the cells of our bodies. Don't freeze your plastic bottles with water in them as this releases dioxins from the plastic.

Recently, Edward Fujimoto, Wellness Program Manager at Castle Hospital, was on a TV program to explain this health hazard. He talked about dioxins and how bad they are for us.

He said that we should not be heating our food in the microwave using plastic containers...

This especially applies to foods that contain fat.

He said that the combination of fat, high heat, and plastics releases dioxin into the food and ultimately into the cells of the body...

Instead, he recommends using glass, such as Corning Ware, Pyrex or ceramic containers for heating food... You get the same results, only without the dioxin So such things as TV dinners, instant ramen and soups, etc., should be removed from the container and heated in something else.

Paper isn't bad but you don't know what is in the paper. It's just safer to use tempered glass, Corning Ware, etc.

He reminded us that a while ago some of the fast food restaurants moved away from the foam containers to paper. The dioxin problem is one of the reasons...

Also, he pointed out that plastic wrap, such as Saran, is just as dangerous when placed over foods to be cooked in the microwave. As the food is nuked, the high heat causes poisonous toxins to actually melt out of the plastic wrap and drip into the food.

Cover food with a paper towel instead.

This is an article that should be sent

to anyone important in

your life!

  and you will achieve!
by on Jul. 29, 2007 at 11:34 AM
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by Group Admin on Jul. 29, 2007 at 12:04 PM
Thank you for putting up this information.  It's really important to know.
by on Jul. 30, 2007 at 10:07 AM

Thank you for the thoughtful information......... I had no idea about plastic for the longest time.......and of course the manufactureres keep making it, even putting plastic on items intended for the mircowave.

I recently just heard about an additive called Q15.  It is put in soaps and cleaning products that you use everyday on your is also said to cause cancer....... Heads up....we can take control of our own health.

It makes me mad that the same people that provide us with products are also trying to kill us with the chemicals they choose to use.........
I suppose it is no different than if I was to pick up a cigarette..........

by on Aug. 17, 2007 at 7:23 AM
from the moment you posted this, I never warm my baby's food and milk(he likes warm milk) in a plastic bowl, plate and bottle ever again!!!

thank you so much for this info!!!
by on Aug. 17, 2007 at 7:51 AM
Thanks for the information, I always use plastic containers in my microwave.
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