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Removing shoes outside the house helps with weight loss

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : May 21, 2018, 5:46 pm IST
Updated : May 21, 2018, 5:46 pm IST

Several everyday products contain obesogens that cause fat levels to build up in tissues.

Buying organic, pesticide-free food instead of processed products is also recommended (Photo: AFP)
 Buying organic, pesticide-free food instead of processed products is also recommended (Photo: AFP)

Taking care of your diet and regular exercise have been recommended as ways to lose weight. But there are alternate changes in day to day life which can help people slim down.

Research has discovered that simply removing shoes before entering the house can be helpful for weight loss. The idea is to keep away environmental chemicals which are carried inside by footwear and make people fat.

 

The study also showed that using wooden flooring instead of a carpet can also prevent chemicals from accumulating. Several everyday products contain obesogens that cause fat levels to build up in tissues.

Major sources of these chemicals are house dust, kitchenware, cosmetics and cleaning chemicals. Buying organic, pesticide-free food instead of processed products is also recommended.

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