Reusable Water Bottles Contain More Bacteria Than Toilet Seats

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HealthNews reported, "Using a reusable water bottle can save, on average, 156 plastic water bottles and hundreds of dollars every year. However, while they are beneficial for the planet and your wallet, some disgusting dangers may be lurking in your bottles.

"The new study looked at different types of bottles and measured colony-forming units (CFUs) — the number of viable microbes on a surface — on each of them.

"Two types of bacteria were discovered: gram-negative rods that can cause infections that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, and bacillus, certain types of which can lead to gastrointestinal issues."

Read more about the dangers of reusable water bottles.

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