Every day another study is thrown in our faces about what we should be doing to keep our bodies healthy. Half the time they contradict each other, so what the hell are we supposed to believe? A lot of times the science is inconclusive, and a lot of times things don’t work the same way for everyone, but these ten remedies, tips and exercises may not be the best way to turn into your best self.
Getting aggressive with the antibacterial soap
There’s not much evidence out there that proves antibacterial soap is more effecting than a good ol’ fashioned hand wash at eliminating germs. Throw in the fact that about 75 percent of them content a drug called triclosan, which has never been truly evaluated by the FDA, and it makes things even worse. According to the FDA, “some short-term animal studies have shown that exposure of high doses of triclosan is associated with a decrease in the levels of somethryroid hormones,” and other studies “have raised the possiblity that exposure to triclosan contributes to making bacteria resistant to antibiotics.”