Infectobesity: Adenovirus 36 and Childhood Obesity

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DESCRIPTION: Studies on more than a thousand children suggest that a viral infection may play a role in childhood obesity by increasing both the number and size of fat cells.

Other unconventional theories about obesity are explored in my videos Obesity-Causing Pollutants in Food ( and Gut Flora & Obesity (

I’ve addressed the association between poultry and obesity before:
• Meat and Weight Gain in the PANACEA Study (
• Obesity Causing Chicken Virus (
• Does Eating Obesity Cause Obesity? (

More on poultry viruses:
• Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer (
• Carcinogenic Retrovirus Found in Eggs (
• Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics? (
• Poultry and Penis Cancer (
• Poultry Exposure and Neurological Disease (

And more on keeping our children healthy:
• Heart Disease Starts in Childhood (
• How to Prevent Prediabetes in Children (
• Childhood Constipation and Cow’s Milk (

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