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Plastic Straws may be Bad for Your Health

Plastic Straws may be Bad for Your Health

FYI

Because of practical reason, easy to sip your favourite drink, do you know that every plastic straws you use has any health implications and bad for environment?

Most plastic straws using Bisphenol A (BPA), soluble in the foodstuff. This industrial chemical start mixing with hot beverage of food that might be harmful to your health over the long term, including cancer.

Some health experts say drinking through a straw causes bloating. Each time using a straw leading you to sip in excess air and causing bloating. Along with that, aesthetic experts believe that straw gives a bigger impact for lips. Repetitive muscle motion can create wrinkles on your lips. Lips elasticity and collagen will be damage caused by repeated straw drinking.

Even some people believe that straw can help keep stains away when drink coffee or tea, unfortunately both, coffee and tea stain the enamel on your teeth. If you like to bite straw with your back teeth, drinks with very high acid, coffee, tea will also stain teeth.

If you want to prevent wrinkles and cancer, consider more natural straws as the plastic one, like metal, bamboo, straw, acrylic, stainless-steel or glass straws which believed safer for your health and environment.