Wiseman HealthTalk: What is BPA and How Do We Avoid It?

Listen to WFP HealthTalk Radio podcast with Dr. Lindsey Berkson as she discusses the origins of BPA, its dangerous effect on our health, where we can find it, how we can avoid it, why it’s now federally banned in baby bottles, and more…

Devaki Lindsey Berkson is a well–respected nutritionist and hormone expert with a diverse background of clinical experience. She approaches patient care with the goal of balancing each person from both a hormonal and nutritional perspective, an approach that traditional medicine often overlooks. She has complimented this experience with a unique body of academic research that has resulted in numerous journal publications and articles. Dr. Berkson is a best–selling author with fifteen books on health and nutrition, four with a focus on hormones.

Dr. Berkson has a Master’s Degree in Nutrition, with three higher board certifications in nutrition which include the American College of Nutrition, Diplomat of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, and Applied Certified Nutritionist. The doctor has been intimately involved in many cutting edge medical projects including working as a participating scholar at a think tank on estrogens and the environment at Tulane and Xavier Universities (Center for Bioenvironmental Research), listenlive_bgworking on a patented bioidentical hormone, co-inventing a new generation of diabetic and dialysis medication, formulating the first non-hormonal nutritional supplement for menopausal women, as well as the first natural vitamin line for hormonal issues in women. She served as a nutritional chiropractic physician in California in the first multidisciplinary practice in the state and has a long history of teaching continuing medical education courses (CME classes) to physicians of all disciplines on the clinical application of nutrition and endocrinology.


Dr. Berkson hosted one of the early nutritional radio talk shows in the California Bay Area and wrote a full–page column for the San Francisco Chronicle on health and food. She has brought her skills to Austin, Texas and has worked with many parts of the medical community including a leading kidney doctor in Austin in which she co–spearheaded research on a new approach to kidney dysfunction and a treatment which focused on natural nutritional/nutraceutical approaches that have been at the core of her medical philosophy. Berkson is an avid athlete, dancer, and chef. She enjoys combining these and many other interests with her holistic approach to living. Wiseman Family Practice is proud to have Lindsey Berkson as part of our integrative medical team in the hope of assisting patients with practical natural medical therapies.

Editor’s Note: This content was created by our Wiseman Health content and writing team, without the influence of artificial intelligence engines. Our goal is to be your trusted source for natural health and medical information. This article was originally published on September 25, 2013 and has since been updated.