List of common Chemicals that are making you Fat & Depressed

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Be Like Water

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We’ve all heard that if we eat too many calories, we’ll get fat. But there’s more to it: it’s not just the calories, but the chemicals, in our food that contribute to obesity.

Some of these chemicals — called “obesogens” — trigger our bodies to store fat even though we might be restricting calories. The effects are complex: some of these chemicals increase the number of fat cells, others expand the size of fat cells and still others influence appetite, cravings, fullness and how well the body burns calories. In addition to obesogens, other synthetic food ingredients have been shown to help us pack on the pounds and leave us feeling depressed, even when when we think we’re eating healthy.

To stop feeling that way, here are the top five chemicals to avoid in food.

  1. Growth Hormones & Antibiotics

Several drugs, growth hormones, steroids and antibiotics are routinely…

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3 comments on “List of common Chemicals that are making you Fat & Depressed

  1. tweatstuff says:

    It’s amazing how far we have strayed from real food to food-like products, isn’t it? The Standard American Diet truly is sad. (not that it is unique or limited to the Americans)

  2. Jon says:

    Great post! It boggles my mind how more than half of our food is contaminated with some toxic chemicals inside.

  3. Obesogens says:

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