One Reason You Might Not Want Squeaky-Clean Dishes
A new study in the journal Pediatrics found a link between washing dishes by hand and a reduced risk of developing allergies in kids.By Christina Hartman | February 23, 2015
There are plenty of reasons to love dishwashers. There’s the convenience, of course. And, well, it works. (Video via Cascade)
Then again, dishwashers might work too well. A study published in the journal “Pediatrics” suggests kids whose families wash dishes by hand are actually less likely to develop allergies.
That’s because hand washing, in general, can be less effective than machine washing.