9 Frightening Reasons To Stop Drinking Bottled Water Today

 
Drinking bottled water is something we are all guilty of, but many of us don’t even know that it’s something to feel guilty about in the first place. In fact, drinking bottled water has almost become a way of life for many Americans. The problem is that there are many dangers that you may not be aware of…and it’s important you know what they are!

#1: Plastic Bottles Leach Chemicals

You’ve probably noticed that plastic water bottles become softer after being left in the sun. The plastic can fully melt if enough heat is present. Moreover, bottled water can sometimes taste a little plastic-y, and that’s not just a coincidence.

According to NPR, chemicals in plastic products can leach in and contaminate the container’s contents. The biggest culprit of this is BPA, an industrial chemical in plastics that acts like a hormone and can impact the brain development of babies.

Even plastics that are labeled BPA-free often test positive for other dangerous compounds.

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