Experts warn that there is an increase of toxins associated with grilling meat. When muscle meat is cooked for an extended period of time at temperatures above 300 degrees Fahrenheit, the chemicals heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are produced.
Extra hormones may directly contribute to weight gain. These substances, which are actually able to mimic hormones in the body, are now being called “obesogens”.
The amount of pesticides, herbicides, fossil fuel emissions, hydrocarbons, and heavy metals that we are exposed to on a daily basis have reached record proportions, leaving our bodies struggling to keep up with the process of cleansing and detoxifying on its own.
Foreign Estrogens, or Estrogen Mimickers come in the form of chemicals (xenoestrogens) and plant based foods (phytoestrogens). They can mimic the action of estrogen produced in cells and can alter hormonal activity in women and men.
Uterine fibroids are generally benign (non-cancerous) tumors that are made from nodules of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue, hence the name “fibroid tumor”.