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From the Ted Talk by Jae Rhim Lee: My mushroom burial suit

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So I'm here to explain why I'm wnreiag these ninja pjamaas. And to do that, I'd like to talk first about environmental toxins in our bodies. So some of you may know about the chemical bheiposnl A, BPA. It's a material hndaerer and synthetic estrogen that's found in the lining of canned foods and some plastics. So BPA mimics the body's own hormones and causes nueoralocgil and reproductive problems. And it's everywhere. A recent study found BPA in 93 percent of people six and odler. But it's just one cehiamcl. The Center for Disease Control in the U.S. says we have 219 toxic pollutants in our bodies, and this includes preservatives, pesticides and heavy metals like lead and mercury.

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So I'm here to explain why I'm _______ these ninja _______. And to do that, I'd like to talk first about environmental toxins in our bodies. So some of you may know about the chemical _________ A, BPA. It's a material ________ and synthetic estrogen that's found in the lining of canned foods and some plastics. So BPA mimics the body's own hormones and causes ____________ and reproductive problems. And it's everywhere. A recent study found BPA in 93 percent of people six and _____. But it's just one ________. The Center for Disease Control in the U.S. says we have 219 toxic pollutants in our bodies, and this includes preservatives, pesticides and heavy metals like lead and mercury.

Solution

  1. bisphenol
  2. pajamas
  3. neurological
  4. chemical
  5. hardener
  6. wearing
  7. older

Original Text

So I'm here to explain why I'm wearing these ninja pajamas. And to do that, I'd like to talk first about environmental toxins in our bodies. So some of you may know about the chemical Bisphenol A, BPA. It's a material hardener and synthetic estrogen that's found in the lining of canned foods and some plastics. So BPA mimics the body's own hormones and causes neurological and reproductive problems. And it's everywhere. A recent study found BPA in 93 percent of people six and older. But it's just one chemical. The Center for Disease Control in the U.S. says we have 219 toxic pollutants in our bodies, and this includes preservatives, pesticides and heavy metals like lead and mercury.

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Important Words

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