Your Health

A new policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics warns that different chemicals used in processed foods and food packaging that can get on food can be bad for kids.

The chemicals can lead to things like obesity, cause vaccines to work less effectively, and increase rates of ADHD. A few simple changes you can make are using wax paper instead of plastic wrap, switching from plastic to glass food containers, and washing hands before eating. Check out our site for a bunch of other simple tips and product roundups like these that can also protect your kids (and yourself) from these chemicals. #becausehealth .