Thursday 17 January 2013

Maybe the 5-second Rule is a Good Thing After All...

A very interesting article published today by Toronto's Sick Kids Hospital today in regards to GI tract bacteria and its corresponding protection, in mice, against autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes.

And to think, all those times that I stopped my kids from eating dirt, picking things up off the ground, or made them wash their hands after touching pretty much anything, may have been in vain. Turns out a little bacteria could actually be good for us!

Check out the full article here.

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