How a food packaging chemical could lead to weight gain - Medical News Today

"Martin von Bergen, head of the Department of Molecular Systems Biology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Germany, and colleagues found that the chemical di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate (DEHP) led to a hormone imbalance in female mice that triggered weight gain, even when exposed to the chemical in low concentrations."

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