Study Claims Picking Your Nose And Eating Boogers Has Health Benefits

Picking our nose and eating our boogers is a disgusting habit. At least that’s what we were taught while growing up. However, times have changed. According to a study, we should, in fact, be eating our boogers and encouraging our kids to do the same.

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The study claims that boogers actually have an array of health benefits, which is why they are particularly important for growing children.

Via: metro

Scientists from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that snot contains salivary mucins which form a barrier against cavity-causing bacteria.

Via: kidspot