FOOD CHEMICALS: BPA (Again) Linked with Obesity—New Study
The chemical can alter the body’s metabolism, making it difficult for children to lose weight.
The study conducted by Kaiser Permanente and published in the journal PLOS ONE, shows girls between ages 9 and 12 with high BPA levels had double the risk of being obese than girls with low BPA levels, validating previous animal and human studies…
BPA, or bisphenol-A , is a chemical laced in everything from plastic bottles to metal food containers. The chemical can alter the body’s metabolism and make it harder to lose weight, experts said.