Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 9: Save your glass jars and use them to store food

Published on September 16 2011 - 1:29 PM
Save your glass jars and use them to store food
Looking for an easy way to build a collection of glass food storage containers? Save glass jars from jam, tomato sauce and peanut butter and use them to store food. Glass is a great alternative to plastic storage containers, which often contain BPA, a chemical that’s a known endocrine disruptor, which could be linked to prostate and breast cancer, infertility, heart disease and diabetes.

Want to take the EatingWell 14-Day Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge? Visit our Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge landing page to find find daily tips and tools you need to detox your kitchen.

Kerri-Ann Jennings is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University.