Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Chemical Used on Crops could Make You Fat

Many people who eat organic food and use natural products are trying to avoid pesticides that are linked to cancer and other diseases. Now Japanese researchers say there is another advantage to "going green" and avoiding toxins and chemical additives in the environment. A common pollutant has been found to have a potent effect on gene activity and could be contributing to the obesity epidemic. ...
... According to an article published in the December issue of the journal Bioscience, the chemical tributyltin affects sensitive receptors in the cells of a host of animals, ranging from water fleas to people. ...

Full Story: Chemical Used on Crops could Make You Fat; by: Sherry Baker, Health Sciences Editor, on NaturalNews.com



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