Research links chemicals in water bottles to serious fertility and learning problems
Budding Olympians beware – although having a freshly filled water bottle to hand whilst exercising is vital to improve performance and increase coordination, it could also be seriously damaging their health and ruin their Olympic dream.
Children inspired by this months’ London Olympics, will need to train for an unbelievable 10,000 hours, six hours a day, six days a week, 12 months a year, to stand a chance of competing at the next Olympics in 2018. Drinking enough water is vital to keep the body working efficiently as losing just 2% of body weight in fluid can decrease performance by up to 25% .
However, many water bottles contain unhealthy toxic substances and plasticizers, various substances added to plastics to make them pliable. Plastic water bottles also often contain the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) and studies have shown that this compound found...