ARE PFASS THE NEW BPA?
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PFASs are also believed to negatively affect fertility, hormone production, cholesterol levels, and the immune system. What’s more, roughly 98 percent of Americans have some levels of it in their bloodstream, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While further research is needed, Liu believes it’s a good idea for healthy athletes to start curtailing their exposure to the chemical. In addition to the laundry list of negative effects, it takes about three to eight years for it to leave your system, notes Liu.