Presentation on theme: "Chemicals That Make You FAT! Y Liveto110.com. What are Obesogens? Obesogens are chemicals that directly or indirectly increase obesity through disruption."— Presentation transcript:
What are Obesogens? Obesogens are chemicals that directly or indirectly increase obesity through disruption of metabolic, hormonal, or developmental processes. Alter fat cell development Influence metabolism Promote fat retention
How do Obesogens make you FAT? Mimic estrogen Higher estrogen = weight gain Promote insulin resistance = Diabetes Insulin is the hormone that tells your body to store fat Increase the number of fat cells Increase the amount of fat in a fat cell Disrupt hormones that regulate satiety, energy metabolism, and appetite
Common Obesogens Perfume and Fragrance is found in : Shampoo Lotion Shaving Cream Laundry Detergent Deodorant Airfresheners Any product with the word “Fragrance”
Common Obesogens Phthalates are found in: Any product with Fragrance Any product with Color Soft plastics Found in 98% of people Levels are 1000x higher than other chemicals Interfere in thyroid function
Common Obesogens Parabens – preservatives BPA, BPS – in plastics Pesticides Halogens – chlorine, fluoride, bromine MSG Heavy metals like arsenic Nicotine PPI’s like Nexium and Prevacid Antidepressants
Detox! How do you get these chemicals out of our body? 1.Stop using toxic products 2.Research products on EWG.com Skindeep Guide BEFORE you buy 3.Infrared Saunas
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