Belly button trivia:Belly buttons contain even more germs than toilets

When you get out of the shower, are you sure you’ve cleaned everything up? But the truth is,…

When you get out of the shower, are you sure you’ve cleaned everything up? But the truth is, there’s a part of our body that you probably don’t wash much, and it’s a breeding ground for bacteria. It’s your belly button.


In a 2012 study published in the scientific journal PLOS One, researchers found that 2,368 species of bacteria depend on the belly button, of which 1,458 are microbes that scientists have yet to figure out.

Belly button trivia:Belly buttons contain even more germs than toilets
Belly button trivia:Belly buttons contain even more germs than toilets

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