What The Bacteria In Your Gut Have To Do With Your Physical And Mental Health

“Strange but true fact: Our bodies are made of more bacteria than human cells, and the gut alone contains trillions of microbes (bacteria and fungi). In fact, it’s estimated that the body is composed of 10 times more bacteria than human cells… The National Institute of Health’s Human Microbiome Project is devoting millions of research dollars to understanding the microorganisms living within the human ecosystem. …gut bacteria can have a significant impact on the way we think, feel and behave, and also on the development of neurological conditions…  A number of diseases and disorders have been linked to abnormalities or instability in gut flora…”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/12/gut-bacteria-health_n_6480580.html

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