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Kids are growing up faster and faster these -- recent studies show that children are actually going through puberty earlier to.
He had to tell us how hormones play a role.
And what to do about it is chief medical officer of body logic can be doctor Jennifer land welcome doc.
Yeah and -- this you know this is so true like I hear so many stories and you know I deliver babies for a living.
And how young girls each he.
Seven some times.
They get fairly natural cycles.
Howell then later on those natural cycles are a little a regular.
You have premature development of breast tissue and some of -- so.
Shall tell us what what's going on ha ha what is the normal expected evolution of a little girl especially in the early.
Supposed to happen is we're not supposed to have puberty especially below the age of eight.
But we're seeing it so much more frequently now -- days.
-- when he ten.
A study reported that we're seeing double the amount of times we were just a decade ago -- it's really accelerate right and what's happening as.
They are starting to have the influence of Arnold's younger and younger and so where's that coming from.
Partly partly our diet -- Europe where fast food nation now right and our government allows us to have.
Multiple different hormones in our food including -- right in the heart -- that make women go into puberty so they're getting exposure from hormones as one a lot of hormones in this in and -- -- -- -- -- in one place at -- and you know -- with these -- come above about hormones in food right away the food industry is a -- on we don't put any -- we don't put any homes but.
But they didn't write it and you have to -- you should look for in -- hormone free -- and things like that but.
There's also -- -- in a lot of our household products and and top elites and they're really there it's and it's amazing but they're really are.
These hormones they called Dino estrogens.
So there there.
And -- substances.
That act like hormones in our bodies things like paragon of have you heard about equal parent and thanked -- yes so parent -- can act like estrogens in the body right.
And that can even be a trigger for this -- precocious puberty and then the increase that we're seeing in obesity.
When we have fat tissue as you well -- as a gynecologist that we need estrogen in fat tissues right so the heavier girls are the more likely they are too.
So -- again as well.
Of the united like I count to three things.
Obesity and then hormone in the food chain -- hormones and products or chemicals that act like hormones in front exactly.
So -- my -- So what are -- to do what's gonna happen are we gonna have little girls at the age of seven years old six years -- could begin to have developmental issues.
Well we are seeing that.
And one -- the one of the big consequences of that of course is short stature because when you start menstrual reading early it closes the boned -- -- earlier so.
Doctors will prescribe some times and medication and he -- -- loop on injection to prevent -- right exactly to stop and prevent if we see that a young girl that young six and seven is going into puberty.
That's the usual medical treatment you give them in these injections.
And then ultimately you're able to stop them when a girl reaches the age bring you would want her to go into puberty and when you stop the injections the puberty starts there are some natural -- right.
There are there are so what I want people to know about is of course obesity is something that we need to -- -- we need to get our kids eating healthier fruits vegetables lean meats.
Avoid the fast food thing processed foods.
So because we're seeing a lot more of these.
Of these toxins in the food in the food supply and it.
So when you go -- go organic basically go green go organic organic with the foods said the organic foods are the ones that say.
No hormones injected right into these animals and also the antibiotics but apartments -- specifically as what we're looking at so but doesn't say no hormones.
It probably is harm right as first chickens and things like that.
And and and then also you want to avoid pesticides in the food because some of the pesticide have hormone like effects so that's another reason to go organic with the food.
Also go organic with the cleaning supplies believe it or not some of the cleaning supplies that were exposed to in the house.
Can have hormone like -- and I -- you're better off sticking with natural things like baking soda and vinegar -- and there's all kinds of great natural things that we can do out there that.
That work just as well as the other seven don't expose us to the chemicals.
Other things we can do is we need labels so we started talking -- for a little bit about household products in the household toxins.
A lot of people still don't know that every day products like shampoo body lotion -- -- contained.
Hormone actors hormone disrupt -- it's called Xena estrogens.
And a big examples the -- like I mentioned some -- paragon apple paragon -- paragon.
Me personally I read every label when I'm in let -- in the pharmacy.
What I do is I go on my iPhone and I -- the EWG Environmental Working Group has this amazing site it's -- skin deep.
-- if you Google that and I keep it up on my iPhone they have almost every product lifted from zero to -- Zero means no toxins ten is the worst toxins while he would be shocked at the and that only got I got to do that search -- -- and that as a mom.
You know I don't want my children being exposed to these right so when I go to buy a new body lotion shampoo sun screen when the summer hits I'm always on that thing.
Assessing which things are are you going on also bisphenol saying the BP A we just heard just.
This penal and we just heard just a couple of weeks ago about that study that linked obese children have -- higher level of BP A in their in their -- We're seeing not all the time in the BP A is in our camp right so all canned foods might have BP A -- -- BP -- sometimes in the water bottles.
So you wanna look for BP A free cans you wanna look for these toxins like -- -- And done and the words that ended at.
Like the sodium Martha not cultivate and -- and that's shampoos and they're starting to phase that out companies like Jane.
Pledged to that they will get all of these toxins out of their products and I'm hoping we'll see other companies following suit.
All right well listen great information very informative when thank you very much good stuff thank you good to see -- good.
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