More on how we’re being too clean … and compromising our health

This article is from Mother Earth News. A couple of days ago in the ‘no dig’ garden post I raised the issue of our over cleanliness … and the need for soil microbes for our health … you can read that here if you missed it. Here we have the same principle discussed by a Medical Doctor, Linda White.

“Our immune systems were designed to cope with a germy world. Unless you live on a farm, postindustrial life can be relatively sterile. Theoretically, exposure to microbes and parasitic worms early in life matures the immune system….”

You can read her article at the Mother Earth News website HERE 

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