"The Interplay Between Environmental Chemical Exposures and Obesity" ed. by Robert Pool
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309389240 9780309389242 | 173 pages | PDF | 5 MB
This volume discusses evidence studies with animal models and human epidemiological studies that exposure to environmental chemicals is linked both to weight gain and to glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity, inflammation, and other aspects of the metabolic syndrome. The authors examin possible biological pathways and mechanisms underlying the potential linkages.