The immunological benefits of mud

How getting dirty can keep us healthy

Stars Insider

24/11/22 | StarsInsider


We often think of mud and dirt as something undesirable, something to be gotten rid of. And to a certain extent that's true—you wouldn't want a kitchen full of muddy hand- or footprints after all. But a growing body of research suggests that the good bacteria found in soil and dirt can be good for our immune systems, particularly in the case of children.

Intrigued? Check out this gallery to learn about the immunological benefits of mud.

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