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Obesogens Create a Real Management Struggle

Obesogens are chemicals that exert negative effects on your cells. You may recognize many on a list that contains bisphenol-A (BPA), parabens, flame retardants and pesticides. The majority are known endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that may be sabotaging your weight loss efforts. Other obesogens include PFASs, commonly found in food packaging, household cleaners, nonstick cookware, firefighting foam and stain-resistant carpets, rugs and furniture. Exposure to this single chemical can happen through your food, indoor air and dust, drinking water and products used at home and at work. Aside from being an obesogen, according to Toxic-Free Culture, PFAS is also linked to liver and kidney toxicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity and cancer. This is just one chemical in a long list of compounds used in everyday materials.  Read more....



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