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This Toothpaste Is Unsafe

I always recommend natural toothpaste, especially toothpaste without fluoride and without sodium lauryl sulfate. And now I’m going to step it up and recommend using toothpaste that doesn’t have certain antibacterial compounds. That might sound kind of crazy since you’d think you want to brush your teeth with antibacterial agents to kill bacteria. However, as recent research published by a team of researchers at the Department of Arts & Sciences at the Washington University in St. Louis has shown, one of the most popular antibacterial ingredients in most toothpastes actually leads to the growth of bacteria. That ingredient is called triclosan and I recommend if your toothpaste has that ingredient you get rid of it immediately, here’s why. Why Antibacterial...

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