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“.