TWIW 86: Household chemicals alter microbiome

This Week In Wellness common household chemicals may alter the gut microbiome. This study measured the levels of semi-organic compounds found in detergents, plastics, soaps, shampoos, hair sprays and stain and water repellent fabrics in the blood and urine of 69 toddlers and preschoolers and then examined their gut microbiome using fecal samples.