Is healthy soil integral to our own health?

Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, author of The Dirt Cure, wants you to consider how your food is grown. "Rich, healthy soil is infused into our food," she says. "That makes the food healthier. It makes the plants healthier. It make the animals who eat the plants healthier. We, who eat animals and plants, are also healthier because our soil is healthy."

We think that we can control everything in nature. We’ve gotten a lot sicker. The more we try to control things, the sicker particularly children have become. Now we’re seeing many, many children chronically ill with allergies, asthma, ADHD [attention deficit hyperactivity disorder] and all kinds of autoimmune conditions. It’s really about curing a way of thinking and an approach.

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