Bifido infantis

We Are Shooting Ourselves in the Foot. Both feet, actually.


Autoimmune diseases, diabetes and obesity are on a tear,  growing worldwide (over 10% a year!), and conspicuously more in the U.S.

"Western Civilization" has almost exterminated a great ally and opened the gates to an invasion of ailments that make us miserable and shorten our lives.

Now we have figured out the problem and know how to correct our terrible mistake.
[And I'm not just talking more exercise and less fast food.] 

It starts with all our newborns!
(See below)

The Invasion of the Misery Makers

If none of these has hit you you can guess what they are from the pharma ads on TV.


Psoriasis; psoriasis arthritis


Lupus, Graves disease, Asthma
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And especially Celiac disease.
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Our other, deadlier diseases on the fast elevator up.


Diabetes


Obesity

 
I look better in clothes.
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A HUGE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCE OF OUR LIFESTYLE
In the last 100 years, we have almost wiped out a part of nature that defends against all these curses that are growing in incidence every day.

Hey Mom, where's my Bifido Infantis?
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Accidentally!!! We have almost wiped out the most important, useful bacterium to keep  infants' microbiome in a benign state by crowding out many many bad bacteria, the ones that can mess with our systems and make us susceptible to all these ailments that are cleaning our clock these days.

The New York Times carried a fine piece with most of this complex story cleanly and simply told.  It's a fascinating story with HUGE implications.
I'm not much to look at, but can I ever improve your life.

Now the doctors and scientists who made this stunning discovery have developed a way to implant these vital microbes in infants' microbiome and mother's milk.  Their credentials are super (University of California at Davis), and their financing is righteous (includes Bill and Melinda Gates).

Find out about it HERE.*

The research finds much evidence that the presence of B. infantis for the first year or two of life will help prevent colic, allergies, asthma, obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancers later in life. What's not to like about that? 


THIS IS MONSTER NEWS. SHARE IT WITH ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO PLANS TO HAVE A BABY.


This is a purely private "plug" and referral. No money or other benefits were received by moi. I've been a microbiome research follower for a couple years while writing the book of short stories Gut 4.0, soon to be published. 

This is Big News for a Microbiome Nut (me).

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