Businesses often use specific influencing methods to get us to buy things we don’t need. However, some of them may not only be unnecessary but also very dangerous to our health.

We made a list of the things most of us have at home. We rarely think about their quality, but the damage they cause has been proven by different researchers. Should we keep using them?

Plastic Food Containers

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It is not the plastic itself that harms us, but the chemical components that manufacturers use to solidify the containers. Washing, heating, and contact with food components often make the situation worse.

Plastic becomes very toxic and dangerous. Do not use plastic food containers for more than 5 months and avoid using them in the microwave.


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Millions of people love to wear this simple pair of shoes every day, but Crocs don’t provide much-needed heel stability. A loose heel can cause many different problems, such as toe deformities, calluses, and foot pain.

Another reason to wear something more comfortable is the fact that the toe box (the part of the shoe that holds between the toes and the heel) is very soft after prolonged use.

It is essential that any shoe has a very solid upper so that you do not experience any discomfort when walking.


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Pay close attention to the ingredients of the mascara when buying a new one. Some of the components, such as parabens, aluminum powder, and propylene glycol, can be very dangerous to eye health.

Avoid using your friend’s mascara, as it can lead to bacteria and fungus growth and lead to the growth of infection.

Nonstick Cookware

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The perfluorinated chemicals that are used to create the non-stick lid of the pan are not that dangerous in and of themselves. However, when the temperature exceeds 230 ° C, the frying surface extracts a certain amount of volatile substances.

Danish researchers have discovered that the presence of these poisonous chemicals in human blood can lead to the formation of cancer cells.

Antibacterial Soap

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The law regulated the amount of triclosan, the antiseptic used in antibacterial soaps, at 0.1-0.3%. However, the damage is much greater: triclosan weakens the immune system and makes our body resist the absorption of antibiotics.

It can also lead to hormonal imbalance and muscular dystrophy. In fact, antibacterial soap is just a marketing gimmick. Research shows that any bacteria can be removed from your hands with simple soap.