To live longer you need to get dirty, but why?

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.

In that way, Bush requires arrival to the natural world as a way to support your body’s inborn capacity to nurture itself. By presenting yourself to a solid biodynamic condition – not one loaded with poisons – you allow your immune system to manage itself with great microscopic organisms and parasites, and so forth. “Re-taking part in that condition is the thing that will recuperate you best,” Bush offers.
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: