Water News: Obesity Links?

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Justine over at Blue Granola always has solid environmental news but this startling bit from her latest 'Water Update' post caught my eye:

"Environmental Pollutant Level During Pregnancy Linked With Grown Daughters Who Are Overweight: It is suspected that diet and exercise alone cannot explain the recent large weight increase of children and adults worldwide. In a new study, Norwegian researchers suggest that increasing levels of certain chemicals that pregnant women are exposed to may contribute to obesity in their grown children."

 

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Image credit: Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via ZUMA Press.

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