Online: “Let Them Eat Dirt” microbiome documentary
The feature documentary film “Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for our Kids’ Missing Microbes,” featuring CHILD research results and CHILD researchers, can now be viewed in its entirety for free online.
The film explores the role of the human microbiome—the community of microorganisms living in and on our bodies—in our health. In particular, it explores how the impoverishment of the microbiome may be linked to an increase in the prevalence of many maladies, including asthma and allergies, and what we can do to reverse this trend.
Watch “Let Them Eat Dirt”