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Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaning Experiment | Does Hydrogen Peroxide REALLY Clean?

This article contains affiliate links. Updated: March 12, 2020 I'm sure you've heard lots of horrible things about how toxic and unsafe bleach is.  But as a mother, I know all too well the temptation to back-slide into using it, especially when cleaning really disgusting areas like the bathrooms.  After all, those areas need heavy-duty cleaning, and bleach definitely kills germs.   Chances are, if you're a somewhat health conscientious person, you've heard about the new trend of using hydrogen peroxide as a germ fighting alternative to bleach.  And if you're a skeptic like me, you probably thought that cleaning with hydrogen peroxide is "cute" and all, buuuut ... lemme go grab the bleach for that unmentionable mess in bathroom. So...

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The Dirty Truth About Hand Sanitizer

Guess what.  People are gross.  For whatever reason, my fellow humans just refuse to wash their hands.  They want to go the quick and dirty route (pun intended) of “sanitizing”  them instead (I’m using “sanitize” very loosely here).  Instead of buying up all the soap at grocery stores and supermarkets, they’re buying up all the hand sanitizer. Here’s the problem with hand sanitizer: it’s generally only effective on clean hands.  And when I say “clean hands,” I mean hands that have no significant amount of dirt and oil present.  Sanitizers containing alcohol cannot penetrate through oil and dirt to kill germs.  What they can do, however, is kill the remaining germs that are present on skin that has been washed. ...

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Top 3 Supplements To Combat Viral Infections

This article contains affiliate links.   With the coronavirus scare in full swing, folks have managed to go into complete and utter irrational panic mode.  Law abiding citizens have turned into the suburban equivalents of gun-slingers, stealing hand sanitizers, wipes, and masks from healthcare facilities.  Folks have even totally cleared out cleaning supplies from their local markets, apocalypse style.  I'm not here to judge - I understand how our fears can get the best of us at times (I have an irrational phobia of dust and refuse to touch anything that contains that putrid substance unless I'm wearing the equivalent of a hazmat suit. Sigh). But I am here to help us focus on other highly effective ways we can prevent...

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