Wrapping up lead poisoning prevention week with one more quick tip.
Use cold tap water instead of hot whenever you are cooking. Lead often enters homes from old lead pipes in the plumbing. But, lead is more likely to sneak into hot water than cold water. By simply using cold water, you can make a difference in the amount of lead in your food when you cook. Check the link for a more in depth explanation and some tips for making that cold water boil faster. #nlppw2018 #lead #tapwater #cooking #cookingtips #nontoxic #nontoxiccooking #becausehealth #quicktip
October 21st – 27th is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Did you know: it’s estimated that as many as 63 million Americans have been exposed to lead in their tap water. Have you had your water tested for lead?