Styling products and nail polish increases the risk of diabetes
Women actively using bronzer and hairspray, were at risk of developing diabetes, according to The Daily Mail, citing a study of the Womens Hospital Brigham. After analyzing the data in 2350 American women 20-80 years, scientists have identified a clear association between the product phthalates and metabolic disorder.
High levels of phthalates (in particular, mono-benzyl phthalate, and mono-isobutyl phthalate) in the body increased the risk of diabetes in half. Also marked insulin resistance. If the concentration was relatively moderate (it is a mono-n-butyl phthalate and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate), the risk increased by about 70%.
Phthalates can be found almost everywhere (in nail polish , shampoo, soap, plastic containers). According to the properties they are similar to the hormones produced by the human body. Most likely, the compounds interfere with the metabolism of fat.
Way in the course of independent research staff of Childrens Environmental Health Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center have established that obesity in children may be caused by the influence of phthalates. The experts called to give up the compounds.