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Obesegens: How phthalates found in PVC can make you fat from the Dr. Oz Show
Friday, October 08, 2010 12:20 pm Email this article
Stephen Perrine, Editor-at-Large of Men's Health magazine and author of the book, The New American Diet describes in this video clip how phthalates found in PVC can make us fat.
This video clip is from the Dr. Oz Show on Sept 22, 2010.
Dr. Oz Show, 09/22/10, Part 5 of 7. How obesogens, chemicals in your food and your environment, make you fat. Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, MD with Dr. Robert Lustig, MD and Stephen Perrine, Editor-at-Large of Men’s Health magazine and author of the book, The New American Diet.
These chemicals include fructose, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) which contains Phthalates, Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also known as C8 or perfluorooctanoate found in non-stick coating like teflon coating, pesticides found in foods such as farmed salmon, Atrazine, 2-chloro-4-(ethylamino)-6-(isopropylamin o)-s-triazine, which is an herbicide that ends up in our water supply, and fungicides such as tributyltin.
Robert Lustig, MD is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, in the Division of Endocrinology Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at the University of California, San Francisco, UCSF.
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