Minimize microplastic exposure from furniture, clothing, and food packaging

The New York Times June 11, 2024, 06:00 AM UTC

Summary: Microplastics are found in human bodies, including testicles, breast milk, lungs, and blood. Studies show potential health risks, like increased heart complications and more in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. While exposure is hard to avoid due to various sources, experts suggest minimizing exposure by being mindful of products like furniture, clothing, and food packaging. Reducing levels of exposure is possible, though complete elimination is unlikely.

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