15 Fake-Healthy Consumer Products — Page 15

By Temma Ehrenfeld @temmaehrenfeld
November 09, 2017
04 Oct 2012 --- Woman in rubber gloves using spray cleaner on counter. --- Image by © Hero Images/Corbis

15. Disinfectant cleaners.

Chemicals in these cleansers could aggravate asthma, and it is not necessarily good for your children to shelter them from exposure to all germs.

In countries that haven’t widely adopted disinfectants, people are chronically infected by parasites in dirt — but they rarely suffer from allergies and other immune disorders. More sanitary countries have seen surges in childhood asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and juvenile (type 1) diabetes.


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December 22, 2022

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN