Why we NEED bacteria, and being exposed to it naturally, and not having it wiped out unnaturally (unless it’s absolutely necessary) is so important! – Two new studies are offering some of the clearest snapshots yet of how babies build up protective gut bacteria, adding to evidence that antibiotics and birth by Caesarean section may […]
We don’t think about our gut bacteria much, but we’re learning more and more about how crucial they are when it comes to allergies, asthma and eczema. Why giving them some attention is a good thing! – WASHINGTON (AP) – Gut checks suggest that not having enough of certain “good” intestinal germs early in life […]
More and more support for ‘the hygiene hypothesis’ – why Nature knows best when it comes to preparing our little ones’ bodies for the real world! – Dirty diapers are the unlikeliest of crystal balls, but they could hold the answer to why some children develop asthma. Just four types of gut bacteria in the […]
Indoor air is often much more polluted than outdoor air! Great tips on how to lower the amount of toxins in indoor air – Beware Dry Cleaning Chemicals Dry cleaning solvents can be toxic to breathe. Let dry-cleaned items air outdoors before bringing them inside to prevent chemicals from entering your home. Click Indoor Air Quality […]
Little ones sometimes have a wonderful way of getting better on their own! – Parents of premature babies worry about many things, including an increased risk of asthma. But a large Danish study has found that asthma, common in premature babies, disappears as the children grow older. By the time they are adults, their risk […]
It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.