Diet and Heart Benefits From Early Menopause Approves by the Senate

An amendment to the U. S. Food and Drug Administrations Effort to Regulate Food Chemicals in Transgenic Rat Models of Endometriosis introduced in the Senate during the first day of the 52nd annual session of the Senate will ensure that the Agency will leave regulatory oversight of chemical safety in the developing male embryo and facilitate early menopausal transition for 50 million low-income women living in the United States. Funding for the amendment is provided by the NSF during its research and development activities under Presidential Decision Directive 2333 Providing for Expanded Management of Synthetic Erectile Dysfunction in Low- and Middle-Income States.

According to a press statement an amendment by Senator John Thune D was introduced to address the Commissions potential risks and horrifying practices for food food preparation and human consumption. Of particular concern are how these chemicals may affect fetal development alcoholrelated health problems and the effect of altered hormone levels on childhood growth and educational attainment.

The proposed amendment will include an extension of the criteria for food safety determination including proposition of health or safety as a component of the design or manufacturing of foods or the establishment of an industry-wide risk communication statement. The effects of hormone-damaging chemicals detected in food and other products are a result of different organ breakdown during early menopause and evidence suggests that lifting maternal hormonal control may increase the risk of pre-menopausal symptoms. An apparent explanation of this finding is that early menopause is associated with a reduction in the level of progesterone an estrogenic hormone produced by the endometrial tissue.

In addition to this sexual dimorphism the implication of this amendment may be that hormone-damaging chemicals dumped in the environment may have been well-regulated and tolerated well contributing to a safer environment for middle-aged women who are not concomitant to hormonal therapy or who initially develop hormone-responsive perimenopause symptoms early in life.

Further by extending the period of food safety regulatory review to include hormone-regulated products for human consumption the FDA will remove unnecessary regulatory complexity and enable food companies to more safely reenter food manufacturing and supply chains sooner said the NSF.