Dining out can make your hormones go haywire

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You might want to start cooking more at home.

Researchers said dining out increases your exposure to a chemical called phthalates that make your hormones go haywire.

According to the Journal Environment International, people who ate at restaurants and fast-food places had 35% higher levels of phthalates than those who didn't.

The good news: those chemicals stay in the body for only about a day.

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