Obesogens: The Hidden Culprit of Weight Gain

Exposure to a group of chemicals known as obesogens has been linked to weight gain and researchers continue to uncover more information about these chemicals.

Studies have found that consuming obesogens such as the chemical tributyltin increases risk of obesity in those exposed, as well as in their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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