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Obesogens-Common Chemicals That Make Us Fat

Event Type: Library Programs & Classes
Date: 6/5/2014
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Description:
 Free Seminar: Obesity is the leading cause of preventable illness in America today, and it is most often attributed to eating and drinking more calories than we expend through physical activities. But there may be more to this story.
Obesogens are chemicals that have the ability to alter fat metabolism and promote fat retention. Because we are unknowingly exposed to these chemicals every day, they can be a hidden cause weight gain and obesity, and may be contributing to the inability to lose weight.
During this lecture, Mrs. Bruey will present information about the primary types of obesogens that are found in our homes today and she will offer actions that we can take to avoid exposure and eliminate these specific types of toxins from our lives.
   Map and Directions to the Brentwood Library
Location: Fall Room
Other Information:
 Bio:
Susan Bruey RN MSN CHC has been a nurse educator for many years. Now, Mrs. Bruey is teaching healthcare consumers how to take control of their health to avoid the preventable diseases that are usually associated with aging. Mrs. Bruey focuses her health coaching practice on adults who are interested in learning more about their health and in taking action to improve it.
Presenter: Susan Bruey, RN MSN CHC
Status: Closed


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