Let them eat dirt! Our obsession with hygiene is jeopardizing our children’s health

It’s a nerve-wrecking time to be a parent. Every week, mothers are chastised with the seemingly endless list of chronic childhood illnesses their little ones might contract, from autoimmune diseases like eczema or asthma to nut allergies, dairy intolerances, to behavioural disorders such as ADHD.

But what if we could prevent early-onset health issues simply by making our kids roll around in the dirt?

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