Pesticides, heavy metals, environmental pollutants, some medicines, fire retardants, solvents and synthetic materials such as plastics, PVC and styrenes are among the most common. With all around us these wonder that obesity is a huge problem in the Western world?
It is now being unraveled how chemicals can poison your body’s weight control mechanism. These chemicals toxins in your body to food, water, air we breathe and personal care products to its place in the skin.
Our bodies have developed a very sophisticated system detoxification in the time spent every day internal toxins produced by our body as a result of normal metabolism. But it seems that it is unable to cope with the onslaught of synthetic chemicals that bombard us every day.
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Traditionally used worldwide in plastics used for food and drink storage, BPA has long been known to mimic estrogen and has been associated with impaired reproductive function, but it’s also an obesogen. A 2012 study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that BPA is responsible for starting a biochemical cascade within fat cells that increases inflammation and promotes fat-cell growth. Anytime you purchase canned goods or food in plastic containers (including bottled water), be sure the product is labeled as “BPA free.”