Dirt is good- New book detailing why you should NOT be worried about microbes

Great article from NPR on new book by Jack Gilbert, a microbiologist from the University of Chicago. Click here to read article.

In short, don’t worry about being so clean. The hygiene hypothesis-being too clean inhibits your immune system’s ability to see and recognize small threats. Dealing with small threats trains your immune system so that you are better prepared when large threats happen!

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