22 Sep '13, 5am

Oldie But Goodie: 3 Steps to Avoid Antibacterials & Still...

Oldie But Goodie: 3 Steps to Avoid Antibacterials & Still...

Bacteria get a bad rap these days, what with the focus on germ-fighting antibacterial hand washes, gels, wipes and sprays that promise to squeaky-clean our lives . But what we might not realize is that these potent germ-fighters wipe out both good and bad bacteria, possibly contributing to an epidemic-worthy spike in childhood asthma and allergies as our kids’ fragile immune systems are no longer exposed to enough of the good bacteria that they need to develop normally. Antibacterials don’t just hurt our kids; they affect all of us. These substances are actually pesticides that are regulated by the FDA; the most popular, triclosan, is under “ongoing scientific and regulatory review” because it “alters homone regulation” in animal studies . According to the FDA, there is no research that shows antibacterials like triclosan—and triclocarban, which is basically the same thing...

Full article: http://www.mommygreenest.com/3-steps-to-avoid-antibacteri...

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