Allergies Gone Wild – PART 3 – Tips for Adding Dirt to Your Diet

You can help your child’s immunity build up the natural resistance it needs by: Allow your kids to play outside and get dirty.  Simple soap and water is all you need when washing your hands. Avoid unnecessary antibiotics, Serving locally grown or organic meats that do not contain antibiotics visit your local farmer’s market to help […]

Allergies Gone WIld – PART 2 – The hygiene hypothesis

The hygiene hypothesis – the theory that early exposure to dirt and germs programs your immune system to properly identify and countermand threats – has been gaining slow but steady support over the past decade. According to this theory, if you’re healthy, exposure to bacteria and viruses can serve as “natural vaccines” that strengthen your […]

Allergies Gone Wild – PART 1

My husband and I have both had food sensitivity testing done and I was shocked at the results! Asthma, hay fever, eczema, food allergies, lupus, multiple sclerosis and other immune- mediated afflictions are all on the rise. According to some estimates, allergies and diseases of the immune system have doubled, tripled or even quadrupled in […]