Archive for April 17, 2017

Eat Dirt?

Posted in Uncategorized on April 17, 2017 by mboyle1959

This is a great read that will really get you thinking. As a matter of fact, its going to be our next staff book club read.

Here’s a few nuggets from the book:

“ researchers at the California Institute of Technology have estimated that the recent sevenfold to eightfold increase in rates of autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s Disease, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis is directly related to the lack of beneficial microbes in our gut”  p 49

“ according to the Environmental Working Group women use an average of 12 personal care products daily, men six…. Just using these personal care products women are exposed to a daily average of 168 chemical ingredients, and men to 85” p 125

Read Eat Dirt