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Study shows how food preservatives may disrupt human hormones and promote obesity

20:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Can chemicals that are added to breakfast cereals and other everyday products make you obese? Growing evidence from animal experiments suggests the answer may be "yes." But confirming these findings in humans has faced formidable obstacles - until now. A new study published today in Nature Communications details how Cedars-Sinai investigators developed a novel platform and protocol for testing the effects of chemicals known as endocrine disruptors on humans.

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