Toxins which can cause weight problems

Toxins which can cause weight problems & how to help yourself

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Most people in your household has a lot of products that contain hazardous materials. But did you know that these substances can cause problems with body weight? More and more research shows that environmental toxins can cause the accumulation of pounds.

Some experts say that the root of the problem is that toxins from cosmetics, food, cleaning and general environmental overload the natural regulation of body weight. Even worse thing is that they were associated with the occurrence of diabetes, because they interfere with the body’s ability to regulate sugar and metabolize cholesterol, which can eventually lead to insulin resistance.

Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A, or BPA, which is widely used in plastic packaging, has been known to affect estrogen and insulin levels.


Pesticides are treated crops, and through food and drink these toxins come in our body. Many researchers link them with insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and obesity.

Artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are worse than sugar because these synthetic chemicals associated with many side effects including the hypothyroidism – slow thyroid.

Glucose-fructose syrup

This syrup causes changes in the liver by increasing the amount of glucose absorbed, which she yearns for more sugar. This process accelerates insulin resistance and obesity and leads to the resistance of the hormone leptin, which controls appetite. It is a common ingredient in many products and sauces, which is why it is necessary to pay special attention to the composition you want to avoid it.

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Phthalates contain many scented air fresheners, candles, detergents and cosmetics. It is known to reduce testosterone in the muscle, which contributes to weight gain.

Hydrogenated oils

Hydrogenated oils are known as transfats. Occurring process by which vegetable oils are converted into toxic food that the body does not recognize. Dangerous for the metabolism, increase cholesterol and the risk of insulin resistance.

Refined sugar and carbohydrates

These foods are quickly absorbed into the bloodstream, causing the rapid growth of blood sugar and high insulin requirement. During the refining grains lose fibers, vitamins and minerals, while becoming foods with minimal nutritional value.

Other toxins that are also associated with obesity and diabetes found in modern furniture, paints, sealants, adhesives, paper, building materials, electronics, plastics and polyurethane foams.


  1. Eat more whole and fresh foods and avoid canned, refined and prepared foods.
  2. If possible, use natural cosmetics.
  3. Use natural household cleaners and laundry.
  4. Wear clothes made of natural materials untreated harmful chemicals.
  5. Cook in cast iron cookware, metal or enamel.
  6. The more you avoid plastic packaging.
  7. Drink filtered water.
  8. A lot of the move and stay in nature.

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