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Which Is Worse For You? Double-Dipping Or The Five-Second Rule?

What is going to be more likely to cause you to pick up germs? Dipping where someone else has double-dipped? Or the eating something off the floor, within five seconds, of course)?

I'm pleased to find out, the five-second rule is less egregious (because we violate that rule quite a bit in our home). Double-dipping, on the other hand, transfers so many germs and bacteria. Heed the warning as we head into a weekend filled with football and bowls of guacamole.

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