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Originally posted by litterbaux
You have to let your body get use to the world we live in. Think of this for an example. If you kept a kid in a windowless room for 12 years then sent him outside, he would get sunburned. If the child grew up playing outside the body would have a built up immunity to the sun. Same exact reason for the allergies.
Originally posted by christina-66
Chemicals used in the growth and production of food will have its part to play but really one of the biggest culprits for the creation of allergies/weak immune system is the obsession with having super 'clean' homes. Rather than having our toddlers crawl over a few dog or cat hairs we prefer that they crawl over bleach and disinfectant??? Poisons no?
Children NEED exposure to germs and they're not getting it. I'll put money down that our sterile homes and abhorrence of good clean dirt is core to this apparent allergy epidemic.edit on 6-5-2012 by christina-66 because: (no reason given)