Plastic Tupperware may be convenient to use, but it can leach it’s petroleum-based compounds into our foods. These chemicals are foreign to the human body and convert to an estrogen-like molecule. This creates hormonal imbalances that may cause issues with weight, fertility, the thyroid, menstrual cycles or prostate, and cancer for men, women and children. Instead there is a great alternative–Pyrex glass storage containers with only a plastic lid. It’s sold everywhere from department stores to grocery stores. They are inexpensive, easy to store and clean, and they don’t break down over time.
Healthy Food Storage