This should be the final straw in terms of people beginning to stop eating fast food in droves across this country. If high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity is not enough then this bit of information will not stop you from your Big Mac, but I will post it for the few that will take heed and stop eating the junk in fast food restaurants.
via Fit Perez
Perfluoroalkyls are a hazardous class of stable, synthetic chemicals.
University of Toronto researchers have found that toxicperfluoroalkyls can be found on the surface of many fast food wrappers and subsequently are leaking into your food. Perfluoroalkyls are used to coat the wrapper to keep grease from leaking out of the product, but it has been found coating people’s blood after being ingested.
Through eating fast food as well as other means of exposure, scientists determined that people susceptible to a total of 12 different kinds of the chemical – and the results of prolonged exposure are deadly, literally!
Scientists have found that exposure to PFOA’s can result in the development of cancer, thyroid disease, disrupting of your endocrine system and changes in weight in vital organs like brain, prostate and liver