1Dr. Zach Bush
is a triple board-certified doctor who needs to remind you to play in the dirt. In his recent Bulletproof Radio podcast, Bush noticed that you have 1.4 quadrillion fungi and bacteria and 14 quadrillion mitochondria living inside you – and these good guys blossom with great ole dirt. Incidentally, those great folks do everything from controlling your emotions to keeping your skin clear, to settling autoimmune issues. Whenever adjusted, gut microscopic organisms enable you to perform taking care of business – out of adjusting, and you’re left feeling sluggish, aroused, and crooked.
The shrub isn’t the main master who advocates getting dirty for your wellbeing. Just a year ago, microbial researcher Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., distributed a book called, Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Your Child’s Developing Immune System. In it, he contends that keeping dirt and other microscopic organisms out of children’s mouths prompts an enthusiastic, fiery immune system.
So how might you take advantage of the natural world for a more joyful and more beneficial system? The following are his best five hints: