Welcome to the third installment in our four-part animated series on the digestive system. Today’s episode is all about the Gut Microbiome. As we learned last week, we have many millions of bacteria in our insides. 229 more words
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High fat diet favours Bacteroides enterotype, while a low protein/high complex carbohydrate diet favours Prevotella enterotype.
Science. 2011 October 7; 334(6052): 105–108.
Most of my friends don’t seem to know that scientists have discovered the function of the appendix.
Along with this discovery came new evidence that each human gut has one of three types of bacteria colonies, much like each blood stream has a blood type. 398 more words
- “Your Gut, Your Brain, and Economics – Should Economists Considers Gut-Brain Communication?” by Daniel R. Hawes (Psychology Today; 2011.08.02) – http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/quilted-science/201108/your-gut-your-brain-and-economics
- “Gut flora: You are what your bacteria eat” by Neil Katz (CBS News; 2011.04.21) – … 339 more words