Bisphenol-A linked to Obesity in young Girls

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

BPA linked to obesity in young girls
BPA linked to obesity in young girls

Eating too much and exercising too little cannot explain the steep increase in the obesity rate the last three decades…
The environmental culprit, according to a new  study, may be bisphenol-a BPA, a chemical commonly found in plastic and cans.

Read BPA linked to obesity in young girls
by Gabriella Corvese, CNN Health, June 12th, 2013

Sources: Urine Bisphenol-A Level in Relation to Obesity and Overweight in School-Age Children, PlosOne

Sources: Bisphenol A and Obesity in Children and Adolescents
JAMA, January 9, 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“.

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