Sunday, December 5, 2010

Polluted air = obesity?

"Polluted air can make young people fat."

Sounds ridiculous? Not according to this study which found that young animals exposed to the fine-particulate air pollution had larger and more fat cells in their abdominal area and higher blood sugar levels than did animals eating the same diet but breathing clean air. Scientists tested animals that were the equivalent of toddler to adolescent age and the results are shocking...

Read more here.

1 comment:

  1. Unfortunate that ANIMALS were tested on for this study.Not neccesary today and a less accurate process besides the cruelty.