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Appendix B: Emerging Issues in Early Childhood Obesity Prevention
Pages 153-156

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... . This hypothesis suggests that these chemicals cause biologic changes in the systems that control adipose tissue development, ultimately causing offspring to be of higher body weight.
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... . In a more recent study, Turnbaugh showed that the microbiota in the human gut can be transferred successfully to germ-free mice; that in germ-free mice transplanted with human fecal microbiota, a high-fat, high-sugar diet dura bly changes the transplanted microbiome; and that this diet-altered microbiome promotes obesity (Turnbaugh et al., 2009)
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... 2007. Concentrations of urinary phthalate metabolites are associated with increased waist circumference and insulin resistance in adult U.S.

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