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Common Household Dust Might Be Causing People to Gain Weight

“Clean house” might be added to the “eat less, move more” mantra for losing weight, as new research finds common house dust promotes fat production.

Published On 07/12/2017
11:02 AM EDT
A A side from triggering allergies and occasional sneezes, dust that commonly collects in homes, offices, schools, and other interior spaces seems innocuous enough. In fact, a “dirty” little secret — based on American Cleaning Institute data — is that most of us fail to thoroughly clean our homes on a regular basis.
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