3 BISPHENOL A

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Most com­monly known as BPA, this is used to coat plas­tic con­tain­ers, drink cans and tins. The sub­stance sup­presses adiponectin – a hor­mone which in­creases in­sulin sen­si­tiv­ity and re­duces tis­sue in­flam­ma­tion. Su­press­ing this hor­mone can lead to in­sulin re­sis­tance and in­creased sus­cep­ti­bil­ity to meta­bolic syn­drome, which has been as­so­ci­ated with the de­vel­op­ment of car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease and type 2 di­a­betes.

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