Tag Archives: Hygiene Hypothesis

Americans with allergies have low microbiota diversity: NIH Study

The gut microbiota of American adults with allergies is markedly different from people without allergies, particularly for nut and seasonal pollen allergies, says a new study from scientists at the NIH.

Source: Americans with allergies have low microbiota diversity: NIH Study

“Allergies Are Becoming More Frequent. Why?”

That infamous question: Why are allergies becoming more frequent?

Allergies Are Becoming More Frequent. Why?

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/section/healthy-living/

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The Importance Of Bacteria Exposure To Prevent Eczema

Since this is a topic that I am beyond interested in, I wanted to share this post about bacteria exposure and gut health. Check it out and smile on with us…

Our Eczema Story

As a child, we all played in the dirt. And we just rinsed ourselves off under the garden hose. Our parents didn’t use antibacterial wipes on things before we played with them and they certainly didn’t have antibacterial stations around the office (or factory back then).

Our obsession with keeping everything so clean has come back to bite us. Our bodies actually need exposure to bugs to grow strong immune systems. And our immune system needs to be strong to ensure we are healthy. Weak immune systems can cause all sorts of health issues and diseases, one of which we have discovered is eczema.

Check out this ABC News article titled “Study shows bacteria could prevent eczema“, where there is a very good discussion on this topic, as well as gut health which is equally important and can equally cause all sorts of health issues if it is not…

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