Nonstick Chemicals May Disrupt Metabolic Function in Women

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  1. Nonstick Chemicals May Disrupt Metabolic Function in Women  MedPage Today
  2. PFASs, chemicals commonly found in environment, may interfere with body weight regulation  HSPH News
  3. Chemicals in packaging, carpets and non-stick pans ‘may contribute to obesity’  The Guardian
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Long term weight maintenance may be compromised by exposure to compounds used in many consumer products to make them nonstick or waterproof and that are thought to be endocrine disrupting chemicals, researchers reported. In a sub.ysis of the POUNDS Lost trial, higher concentrations of .Chemicals used in food wrappers, non stick pan coatings and clothing may boost body weight by interfering with metabolism, especially in women, US These chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances PFASs have previously been linked with cancer, hormone disruption, immune dysfunction, .A study links exposure to PFAS chemicals, found in fast food wrappers and non stick pans, to weight gain afterting. "But we also know that PFAS can interfere with estrogen metabolism and functioning, so this may be why we see this observation mostly in women." The study also found that people with .Chemicals used in food wrappers, non stick pan coatings and clothing may boost body weight by interfering with metabolism, especially in women, US These chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances PFASs have previously been linked with cancer, hormone disruption, immune dysfunction, .







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