Who would have ever thought that a medical doctor would give some pretty awesome home tips? Dr. Oz is not only a cardiothoracic surgeon, but also a household name with his hit sow, ‘The Dr. Oz Show.’ Syndicated across the country, the Emmy-award winning not only provides amazing insight in the realms of health and fitness, but apparently decorating too.
In a previous episode segment titled “Health Hazards at Home,” the Oz challenged his audience to think of things around our interiors that could be potentially hazardous. Most would immediately turn to those base kitchen cabinets quickly pointing to harsh chemicals that should never be inhaled or ingested. Or perhaps you would think of areas around the home exposed to plumbing where sanitation could be an issue? If you thought of these two ideas, good job, but you are not thinking outside the box. So just what potential health risks are right under our noses in our abodes? While there are probably tons and tons, this segment is not long enough to cover each and every one of them. There were a couple of good takeaways worth mentioning.
CLICK HERE to view the “Health Hazards at Home” video segment on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’
The biggest OMG info had to be carpeting and it’s potentially hazardous effects. Did you know that carpeting carries fungus, pollen and even mold? It shouldn’t really be a far fetched concept as tons of households allow guests to walk around their homes in their shoes. This exposes your interiors to practically every exterior element. In addition, carpets release formaldehyde (many manufacturers use it to back carpets and rugs) which is extremely harmful to our systems. If you must have carpeting in your home, Dr. Oz recommends cleaning and shampooing them on a regular basis and added plants (real of course) as they are known to absorb chemical pollutants.
If you think this is mind blowing then you definitely need to check out some of his other tips. Be sure to head over to www.doctoroz.com.