Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals impact on Obesity for those exposed in-Utero Study

Chemicals May Play Role in Rise in ObesityA 2005 NIEHS Study where DES appears to permanently disrupt the hormonal mechanisms regulating body weight…

… ” Exposure to tributyltin is increasing the number of fat cells, so the individual will get fatter faster as these cells produce more of the hormones that say ‘feed me ” … ” Once these genetic changes happen in utero, they are irreversible and with the individual for life ” …

Read Chemicals May Play Role in Rise in Obesity
by Elizabeth Grossman, TheWashingtonPost, March 2007

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