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Endocrine Disruptors and Impact of Nutritional Intervention on Hypothyroid Women - A Study in Kolkata
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Endocrine Disruptors and Impact of Nutritional Intervention on Hypothyroid Women - A Study in Kolkata
Submitted on 15 Dec 2018

Swapan Banerjee
Seacom Skills University
This poster was presented at 1st International Conference on 'Endocrine Disruptors Chemicals' organized by National Institute of Nutrition
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Poster Abstract
As per the recent study, altogether 22% persons in Kolkata were diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and among the majority were women. (IJEM -2013).  In the city, due to imbalanced diet & sedentary lifestyles, middle-aged working women are very much prone to obesity which often linked with so many diseases including hypothyroidism. In fact, now almost every female member of a family suffering from HT In fact, so far there is scanty research & insufficient data, but the crucial time has come to start thinking about preventive measures considering ‘food as medicine’ – a dietary approach. In addition to the above factors, more concerned nowadays are various endocrine disruptors in the form of foods or chemicals or other substances.

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