Is obesity linked to chemicals that are found in our food, couches, cash register receipts and shampoos? New studies suggest that they can lead to the formation of more and larger fat cells.
"One of a growing number of peer-reviewed scientific studies suggesting that one factor in the industrialized world’s obesity epidemic (along with Twinkies, soda and television) may be endocrine-disrupting chemicals. These chemicals are largely unregulated — they are in food, couches, machine receipts and shampoos — and a raft of new studies suggest that they can lead to the formation of more and larger fat cells. More reasons to use healthy natural products."