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Obesogens: The Chemical Connection to Weight Gain

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Many people attempt to lose weight by different means but many times are unsuccessful. We adopt a fad diet or exercise routine that seems to work for others but not us. Then, we wonder why? What many people don’t consider is that countless environmental chemical factors can contribute to our weight gain.

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In 2002, Dr. Paula Baille-Hamilton of Sterling University in Scotland made the observation that over the previous 40 years, obesity rates had climbed in unison with chemical use. Researchers began to look at the data, and found evidence to back up Baille-Hamilton’s observations.

Through years of research, Dr. Baille-Hamilton identified certain toxic chemicals, which contribute to people’s weight gain.These ‘Chemical Calories’, or obesogens act within our bodies as hormones, and have a damaging effect on the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), which is our hormonal regulatory system for weight control.

“One new chemical enters industrial use every 20 minutes”, says Dr. Baille-Hamilton, which go on to join the hundreds of thousands of synthetic chemicals already in use. As a result, the average person living in the developed world is currently contaminated with as many as 500 industrial toxins, few of which have been effectively tested for harmful effects (by Russ Mason originally published in “Environmental” issue 120. February 2006).

For example, chemicals such as Bisphenol A that is commonly found in food packaging, and Phthalates, which exist in personal care products are both Endocrine Disruptors and are known to promote weight gain. Both chemicals can only be eliminated through sufficient sweating.

Most chemicals are stored in fatty areas of the body. Some of these chemicals are stored just under the skin, making it difficult for your liver and kidneys to eliminate them from your body. In these cases, chemicals must be eliminated through sweating.

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Pommello Sweats Aids the Lymphatic System in Detoxifying and Eliminating Obesogens

Many people do not fully utilize all of the natural detoxification systems within their bodies. On a daily basis we use our bowels, kidney, liver and breathing to eliminate our bodily waste, but seldom do we take advantage of our lymphatic system.

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  • The Lymphatic
  • System

The lymphatic system is one of the most important systems in our body because it acts as a built in sanitation center. It is responsible for moving many of our body’s poisonous waste products from cells, tissues, and organs and shifting them to our detoxification organs: the liver and kidneys.

The lymphatic system is one of the most important systems in our body because it acts as a built in sanitation center. It is responsible for moving many of our body’s poisonous waste products from cells, tissues, and organs and shifting them to our detoxification organs: the liver and kidneys.

  • The Lymphatic
  • System

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