The term “bad bugs” is being more common these days when we talk about poor health and even an inability to loose weight. Our bodies are made of more microbes (microscopic living bacteria, fungi and other substances) then actual human cells! That’s why having “good bugs” and getting rid of “bad bugs” is essential. In this article below they discuss the connection between parasites which are “bad bugs” and allergies through the protein sequence. We know similar protein sequences in nature exist between ragweed, bananas and melons. Those of you who are allergic to ragweed may find that your symptoms improve if you decrease your consumption of bananas and melons during ragweed season. There is still much we don’t know about how to prevent allergies but more research is pointing to the health of the gut. The gut is where bad bugs and good bugs will live AND much of the immune system. Many factors need to be considered to heal the gut. Talk with us today about how your symptoms could be related to the health of your gut.