Exposure to environmental chemicals has become one of the major concerns in the past decades. Phthalates are a family of synthetic organic chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics, solvents, and personal care products. These compounds are considered as endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) since they may interfere with the endocrine system and disrupt its physiologic function.

Association between the exposure to phthalates and adiposity: A meta-analysis in children and adults

Sarigiannis, D;
2019

Abstract

Exposure to environmental chemicals has become one of the major concerns in the past decades. Phthalates are a family of synthetic organic chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics, solvents, and personal care products. These compounds are considered as endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) since they may interfere with the endocrine system and disrupt its physiologic function.
Adiposity; Body mass index; Endocrine disruptors; Humans; Phthalic acid; PubMed; Waist circumference
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