The human body is supposed to sweat, so when you block your sweat
glands with chemicals, they can’t do their job and you’re messing
with your health.
We don’t want to be sweaty and smelly, so it might seem like
deodorants are our only option. But chemical baths for our
pits clogging up our lymph nodes and exposing ourselves to
chemicals are not the way to go. There’s a lot of data around
deodorant linked to breast cancer, hormone changes and endocrine
One of the main culprits is aluminum, which is found in these
products. One study stated that aluminum is known to have a
genotoxic profile capable of causing both DNA alterations, and
Fortunately, there are solutions that will reduce the smell, and
won’t compromise your health. Due to the media coverage on the link
between breast cancer and aluminum in deodorants consumers have
become increasingly aware of the chemicals they place on and around
This has caused a major shift in the market to accommodate the
demand for more natural, less harmful products - which is
If we move away from chemical deodorants? What do we use instead?
How do we know the deodorant we are buying is actually safe for our
In this episode of Fatal Conveniences Solutions, we’re exploring
the solutions for deodorant.
I’m Darin Olien, the “Superfood Hunter.”
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We also dive into life's Fatal Conveniences™. These are the things that we're doing or consuming in our day-to-day life that may actually be harming us, or the Earth.