Where are obesogens found in food?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

You can find obesogens everywhere. High-fructose corn syrup -- found in every kind of food, from sodas to yogurt to pretzels -- is an obesogen. This ubiquitous, viscous sweet stuff makes your liver insulin resistant and tampers with leptin to increase your hunger, setting up a vicious cycle where you crave more food that is more easily turned into fat.


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