• Chemicals found in food packaging linked to weight gain

    3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    A study led by Harvard's School of Public Health looked at the affect of chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances on weight regulation after weight loss.
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  • Chemicals In Food Wrappers Are Linked to Weight Gain

    Chemicals In Food Wrappers Are Linked to Weight Gain

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    Chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances -used frequently in fast-food wrappers and other products for their oil- and water-repellant properties-have been linked to hormone disruption, immune dysfunction, high cholesterol and even cancer. Now, a new study suggests that exposure to the chemicals could make it harder to keep weight off after dieting.
    The study, published in PLOS Medicine , found that levels of PFAS in the blood were linked to greater weight gain in a group of people who had recently shed pounds, especially among the women. Another finding may hint at why: People with...
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