Getting healthier starts from your own house, and this time you don’t have to invest in some stuff, but need to toss away a couple of thing off your home. Here are six things in our house that you should throw away immediately.
1. Artificial Sweeteners
Usually advertisements tell us to use artificial sweeteners to keep our weight in check; however, there are several other problems that are caused by it. The sweeteners can put our bodies at risk of diabetes and you should make sure that anything being consumed by you and the people around you does not contain artificial sweeteners. The sweeteners trick the body into storing fat which puts our body at risk of storing excess fat not needed by the body. Other than that several stomach problems can also be a result of artificial sweeteners.
Everywhere we see that people use plastic containers for food and also water is stored in plastic bottles, there are several chemicals in the bottles and containers cause hindrance between bodily functions that control growth and development. These chemicals also affect our metabolism, reproductive systems and may also be crucial in spreading cancer.
Constant usage for reheating and placing hot food in containers and multiple times being washed the plastic becomes increasingly dangerous for the body. The best way to make sure to stay away from plastic is to switch it with glass.
3. Air Fresheners
It has become a norm that whenever there is a smell in the house we use an air freshener and the job is done. Several chemicals in air fresheners are a cause of problems while in puberty and other health issues as well, and it may also cause cancer. Apart from spraying away the problem, the main reason for an odor and finding the source is a better solution. After that opening windows and doors will further make sure that the smell is completely gone.
4. Cleaning Products
Cleaning products being used in homes also contain several harmful chemicals which can cause a lot of health problems. These products can be harmful for the skin and may cause burns and other bacteria development with continued usage. There are several natural cleaning products that are as good as any chemically-made cleaning product. Lemon juice and baking soda are some of the products that can be really helpful cleaning products.
These days whether we are going to an office or an educational institute or even a function, wearing perfume is considered as a norm. People who do not use perfumes are considered weird and naturally smelly. For all the perfume lovers out there, using perfumes can result in several skin, nasal and other bodily issues. Regular usage can be considered harmful, as no clear list of ingredients can be found for perfumes as several key chemicals used to create the liquid are not present of the bottle. For Pakistanis, the alternate is just as good and is considered a sunnat, itar is a great alternative to perfumes and should be preferred.
People who sweat a lot are either alienated or simple told to control it, which results in them getting antiperspirants. These when applied, the body stop sweating. Several studies have found out that constant use of antiperspirants being can result if several issue for the body. Cancer, skin problems are a few of the major concerns. As sweating is a natural process, we are stopping the process thus causing our body to basically change the way it’s supposed to react thus, causing severe problems in the future. This one should definitely be in the trash.
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