BPA Increases Blood Pressure
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Maylin Rodriguez-Paez RN
We know that canned foods aren’t the healthiest of food choices. Their high sodium content and lack of fresh nutrients alone are worthy of concern. And now, a recent study gives us yet another compelling reason to avoid them.
Researchers from Korea found that BPA, a chemical found in most canned foods, may elevate blood pressure.
The results were published online in the journal Hypertension.
BPA Exposure Raised Blood Pressure by Five Points
In the study, 60 participants were randomly given canned soy milk, soy milk from a glass, or a combination of the two to drink.
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