Healthy Kitchen Makeover Challenge Day 6: Clean out your cleaning products
By Kerri-Ann Jennings, September 13, 2011 - 9:25am
Take 5 minutes to look under your kitchen sink and read the labels on your cleaning products. Toss ones that contain synthetic fragrances, which contain phthalates. Phthalates act as endocrine disruptors, interfering with the body’s hormone systems and potentially leading to reproductive abnormalities, problems with fertility and increased risk for diabetes.
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