Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors

Environmental Working Group (ewg.org) – Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors – (Monday, October 28, 2013)

There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones.

Here are 12 of the worst hormone disrupters, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to avoid them.

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