What do you need to check before buying a toothpaste?

First Published 22, Sep 2020, 5:04 PM

 We bet that you will be surprised to know what's lurking behind your colourful toothpaste. 

<p><strong>What do you need to check before buying a toothpaste?</strong></p>

<p>80% of the toothpastes sold in our country have chemical elements. Another word of caution is children below ten-years should not be given these types of toothpastes. Health experts say that we can prevent deadly diseases to a great extent by avoiding the chemicals in toothpaste.</p>

What do you need to check before buying a toothpaste?

80% of the toothpastes sold in our country have chemical elements. Another word of caution is children below ten-years should not be given these types of toothpastes. Health experts say that we can prevent deadly diseases to a great extent by avoiding the chemicals in toothpaste.

<p><strong>Which toothpaste to go for?</strong></p>

<p>Instead, opt for ‘desi’ alternatives like neem, mango leaves and organic tooth powders.<br />
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Which toothpaste to go for?

Instead, opt for ‘desi’ alternatives like neem, mango leaves and organic tooth powders.
 

<p><strong>How many of us are aware that we start our day with harmful chemicals?</strong></p>

<p>A recent study raised questions about the toothpastes that are available in the market. They found that it contains certain chemicals that can damage the different organs of your body. &nbsp;Sodium fluoride is an ingredient used in most of the toothpastes, which is produced in aluminium factories as a by-product, and this is a known trademark for rat poison and insecticide.<br />
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How many of us are aware that we start our day with harmful chemicals?

A recent study raised questions about the toothpastes that are available in the market. They found that it contains certain chemicals that can damage the different organs of your body.  Sodium fluoride is an ingredient used in most of the toothpastes, which is produced in aluminium factories as a by-product, and this is a known trademark for rat poison and insecticide.
 

<p><strong>Chemical used in soaps and hand wash:</strong></p>

<p>Triclosan is also used in toothpaste which is also commonly used in soaps and hand wash. The excessive use of this chemical is hazardous to human health, and in worst cases it can cause cancer.<br />
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Chemical used in soaps and hand wash:

Triclosan is also used in toothpaste which is also commonly used in soaps and hand wash. The excessive use of this chemical is hazardous to human health, and in worst cases it can cause cancer.
 

<p><strong>What are the possible harmful chemicals present in a toothpaste?</strong></p>

<p>Sodium lauryl sulphate affects your eyes, while propylene glycol affects the brain, liver and the functioning of kidneys. The excessive intake of the binding agent in toothpastes makes it creamy is called diethanolamine and can cause cancer of the liver and kidneys.</p>

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What are the possible harmful chemicals present in a toothpaste?

Sodium lauryl sulphate affects your eyes, while propylene glycol affects the brain, liver and the functioning of kidneys. The excessive intake of the binding agent in toothpastes makes it creamy is called diethanolamine and can cause cancer of the liver and kidneys.

 

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