Obesogens: Chemicals that Make Us Fat

In the last decade or so, animal studies have increasingly indicated that certain chemicals, particularly those already known to be endocrine (hormone) disruptors, can lead to obesity. Turn On the Fat Cell Development Research started with tributylin (TBT), used to paint the underside of ships to prevent barnacles from growing [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00November 13th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Detox, Fitness & Weight Loss|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thyroid Disrupting Chemicals (and How to Avoid Them)

I just got back from a conference on naturopathic endocrinology last weekend. One of the lectures focused on the effects of certain thyroid disrupting chemicals, what they do in the process of thyroid hormone production and utilization, and how to avoid them. Quick Physiology Recap The master endocrine gland in [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:04-07:00April 25th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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