#BPA linked to Obesity Risk and Overweight in Puberty-Age Girls

BPA Linked to Obesity Risk in Puberty-Age Girls

Urine Bisphenol-A Level in Relation to Obesity and Overweight in School-Age Children

Girls between 9 and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today …
Read moreScienceDaily, June 12, 2013.

BPA is an estrogen-like endocrine-disrupting chemical very similar to DES. Read one of our previous blog post: “Endocrine Disruptors permanent effect on Obesity through at least three Generations“.

Sources: PlosOne, 2013

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  1. michellegilstrap

     /  14/06/2013

    Very scary to know that BPA is in the urine of these children. How did it get there is another question.
    michelle

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