Toothpaste Sapping Your Strength?

Toothpaste Sapping Your Strength? According to research from the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the one thing standing in the way of a new personal best might be your toothpaste. It could also be your hand soap or deodorant. An antibacterial agent called triclosan commonly used in many personal hygiene products can have a negative impact on skeletal muscle strength.

True Strength Moment: It's not in your best interests to stop using soaps, toothpaste and other grooming products, but there is a take home message here that applies to many of the products you buy and use every day. Make a point of reading the ingredients in your foods, supplements and maybe even the personal care products you use. Having more information makes you a more informed decision maker.
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