Monday, November 15, 2010

Antibacterial Soaps: Why You Should Avoid Them Like the Plague

Antibacterial soaps DO NOT help your family stay healthy. They may even be making you sick!

Antibacterial soaps have been widely embraced as a way to “kill germs” and prevent illness. But not all bacteria are harmful. And not all “germs” are bacteria.

Some bacteria are beneficial and your body needs them. Antibacterial soap cannot distinguish between harmful and helpful bacteria. It kills all bacteria. When the healthy bacteria that your body needs have been “washed away,” it weakens your body’s defense system and makes it easier for you to get sick when you’re exposed to harmful bacteria.

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