Environmental Chemicals and Obesity in Human Beings

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Environmental Chemicals and Obesity in Human Beings Table of Contents Environmental Chemicals and Obesity in Human Beings 3 Abstract 3 Introduction 4 Environmental Chemicals and Obesity 4 Tobacco Smoke and Nicotine 7 Organotins and Phthalates 7 Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) 8 Bisphenol A. 9 Polybrominated Diphenyl ethers (PBDES) 11 Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) 11 Conclusion 16 References 17 Abstract Obesity is a common problem in the modern world in which technological inventions have deprived human beings from the physical outdoor activities. Human beings are inclined to perform their duties using machines which cause them to move less. Among the many causes of obesity, mankind has finally explored the factors of environmental pollution and presence of toxic chemicals in the environment. On the other hand, the increased use of machines and chemicals in the everyday life has led to environmental pollution. Human beings are prone to these chemicals. Introduction The modern 21st century has blessed the human race with the increasing trend of industrialization. The industrialization has gifted human beings with uncountable facilities and privileges. Yet, there are certain aspects which do not go in favor of human beings and are detrimental to the overall society. Among these unfavorable points, environmental pollution is the biggest issue (Newbold, 2010). Keeping in view the criticality of this issue and need of clean and healthy
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