With an eye on the food allergy community as a unique group of consumers since 2008, we're on a quest to find and share ways to continue enjoying the good things in life.

29 January 2009

Let Them Eat...Dirt?

Have you had a chance to read the new book by Mary Ruebush, “Why Dirt Is Good”? It's about the whole hygiene hypothesis and sounds like interesting reading. Check out the review by the New York Times, Babies Know...a Little Dirt is Good for You. One doctor quoted in the article states "'Children should be allowed to go barefoot in the dirt, play in the dirt, and not have to wash their hands when they come in to eat,” he said. '" I do think there is some truth to this, but eating with dirty hands? That would be a change for us!
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