Tuesday, April 03, 2007


TO GET BACK TO GARDENING...

"'These studies help us understand how the body communicates with the brain and why a healthy immune system is important for maintaining mental health. They also leave us wondering if we shouldn't all be spending more time playing in the dirt.'

Interest in the project arose after human cancer patients being treated with the bacteria Mycobacterium vaccae unexpectedly reported increases in their quality of life."

Medical News Today

7 comments:

Annette said...

I can't wait to buy earth on sterilized glass containers over the counter at the pharmacy. Will they ask for a medical prescription?

Robert Brady said...

If they can, they will. Just don't let them get their hands on your garden!

Anonymous said...

I used to eat dirt as a kid...

Tabor

Robert Brady said...

Blessed instinct...

Annette said...

I used to eat snow! They should do some studies on that too - I have some very happy childhood memories! After I switched to more common foodstuff life became somehow a little more boring.

Robert Brady said...

When the grandkids visit in winter we still give them the treat of fresh mountain snow with maple/blueberry/blackcherry syrup on it...

Annette said...

Lucky, lucky grandkids...