Could Childhood Exposure to Disinfectants Cause Obesity?

Recent research suggests that obesity in children may be an outcome of exposure to disinfectants. Although research is still early, concerned parents may want to minimize disinfectant use and(or) seek ecofriendly cleaning products! Scientific paper: Podcast:

Important Microbes Associated with Obesity

Introduction In 2016, a scientific article published in The Lancet put forth the shocking finding that the numbers of obese people now outnumber those that are under-weight. Further, health risks associated with obesity are among the leading causes of death. While there are many ways that fat accumulation can be influenced, one of the more recent areas that has …

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