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12 Hormone Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them

Lead_warning_shutterstock_469720721There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones.

Here are 12 of the worst hormone disruptors, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to avoid them. Read more

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