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Personalized Nutrition Sparkles

From eNewsletter 5/29/2024

DID YOU KNOW that according to a new study in Science of the Total Environment, you may want to curb or eliminate indoor household sprays.

Common household products release nanoparticles, grains of engineered material so small they’re invisible to the human eye, that often contain harmful heavy metals and chemicals.

When household sprays such as disinfectants, cleaners, sunscreens, hair sprays, cosmetic mists, and powders are used indoors, study authors say residual nanoparticles stick to carpet fibers and floors, which can be re-suspended in the air and rise as high as that person’s breathing zone when walked on. It also means children are more likely to inhale nanoparticles since they are closer to the floor.

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