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Endocrine Disruptors and Impact of Nutritional Intervention on Hypothyroid Women - A Study in Kolkata
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Poster Title: Endocrine Disruptors and Impact of Nutritional Intervention on Hypothyroid Women - A Study in Kolkata
Submitted on 15 Dec 2018
Author(s): Swapan Banerjee
Affiliations: 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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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.Summary: As per the recent study, altogether 22% persons in Kolkata were diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and among the majority were women. (IJEM -2013).There are endocrine disruptors chemicals/foods are somehow responsible for so many ED including HT. 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.References: .WHOExpertConsultation(2004)Appropriatebody-massindexforAsianpopulationsanditsimplicationsforpolicyandinterventionstrategies.Lancet363:157-163.2.AokiY,BelinRM,ClicknerR,JeffriesR,PhillipsL,etal.(2007)SerumTSHandtotalT4intheUnitedStatespopulationandtheirassociationwithparticipantcharacteristics:NationalHealthandNutritionExaminationSurvey(NHANES1999-2002).Thyroid17:1211-1223.3.C.C.Douglas,J.C.Lawrence,N.C.Bush,R.aOster,B.aGower,andB.E.Darnell,“AbilityoftheHarrisBenedicttopredictenergyrequiremntsdifferswithweighthistoryandethnicicty,”Obes.Res.,vol.27,no.4,pp.194–199,2008.4.SharmaR,BhartiS,KumarKH.Dietandthyroid-mythsandfacts.JMedNutrNutraceut2014;3:60-5.5.S.Tonstad,E.Nathan,K.Oda,andG.Fraser,“Vegandietsandhypothyroidism,”Nutrients,vol.5,no.11,pp.4642–4652,2011.5.VermaA,JayaramanM,KumarHK,ModiKD(2008)Hypothyroidismandobesity.Causeoreffect?SaudiMedJ29:1135-1138.6.JindalSK,GuptaD,AggarwalAN,JindalRC,SinghV(2000)StudyoftheprevalenceofasthmainadultsinNorthIndiausingastandardizedfieldquestionnaReport abuse »
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