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levels of phthalates in the body
2018/04/09 02:14
Researchers investigating levels of phthalates in the human body, which have been linked to asthma, breast cancer, type 2 diabetes and fertility issues in the past few years, were found to be nearly 35% higher in participants who had eaten out the previous day compared with those who stayed at home
2018/04/09 02:14
Phthalates are binding agents frequently used in food packaging
2018/04/09 02:15
Certain foods, including burgers and sandwiches, were linked to higher phthalate levels
2018/04/09 02:15
Adolescents who frequently ate at fast-food outlets while out with their friends had 55% higher levels of the chemicals than young people eating at home.
2018/04/09 02:15
The scientists analysed data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) collected between 2005 and 2014.
2018/04/09 02:15
Of the whole group, 61% reported dining out the previous day. The association between phthalate exposure and dining out was significant across all age groups,
2018/04/09 02:16