Staying Healthy May Mean Learning To Love Our Microbiomes

NPR- July 22, 2013

Scientists are getting a much broader idea of what microbes do for us. We’ve known for a long time that we depend on bacteria to digest food. But there’s a growing realization that they’re really like an 11th organ system. Proctor says, “You know, you have your lungs, you have your heart and, you know, you have your microbiome.”

New confirmation, as studies mount,
It’s often the little things that count.

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