Are Your Common Household Products Toxic?

Do you know that many of our common household products such as soap, cleansers, shampoo, conditioners, lotions, toothpaste, cosmetics, deodorants and antiperspirants contain chemicals with known toxic harmful ingredients?  Below is a list of questionable ingredients to avoid.

1.      DEA…Diethanolamine

2.      Propylene Glycol

3.      SLS… Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

4.      SLES… Sodium Laureth Sulfate

5.      Talc

6.      Alcohol

7.      Aluminum

DEA is a surfactant used in soaps and detergents.  It has been found to be potentially dangerous with suspected carcinogenic activity through skin exposure.

Propylene Glycol found in anti-freeze is a chemical that helps retain moisture.  It is used in many soaps and cosmetics.  It has been implicated in contact dermatitis, kidney damage and liver abnormalities.  It can also cause damage to cell membranes causing rashes, dry skin, and surface damage. 

SLE and SLES are surfactants used to break down surface tension of water.  It is found in powerful cleansers, degreasers and toothpaste.  It can corrode hair follicles impairing the ability to grow hair.  It denatures proteins thus if it gets in the eyes can cause permanent damage.  It can damage the immune system; cause separation of skin layers and cause inflammation of the skin.  Carcinogenic Nitrates can form when SLS interacts with other nitrogen bearing ingredients.  SLS has also been used in studies to induce mutations in bacteria.

Talc is a fine substance that is used as a “dry” lubricant.  It is very similar to asbestos.   It clogs pores and can be absorbed into the body.  It has been found to increase the risk of ovarian cancer and fallopian tube fibrosis.

Alcohol is used in mouthwashes.  Ones with alcohol content of 25% or higher have been implicated in tongue and throat cancers.  Alcohol acts as a solvent in the mouth making tissues more vulnerable to carcinogens. 

Aluminum is a metal and a toxin in the body.  It is found in many processed foods, antiperspirants, antacids, cosmetics, paper products, beverage cans, foil and cookware.  There is a suspected link between Alzheimer’s disease and the toxicity of aluminum. 

Check the labels of your household products for these potentially toxic chemicals.  Also, check out the labels of our Nutribiotic products.  They are free from all these ingredients.  We guarantee that you will love them or your money back.

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