With 91% of the world population admitting to the occasional mining for gold in the nostril of their choice, it’s not a stretch to learn that a decent percentage of those top it off with a little snacking. It’s gross…but true…and it’s a bad idea. Science proves that those boogies serve a purpose. They help block out “invading viruses & bacteria before they can enter your body.” So, chowing down on those chewy morsels just might end up “exposing your body to” those very same pathogens it was being protected from.
Source: Business Insider