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For every salad passed over for a chicken nugget, the trillions of bacteria living in your gut go a little more ignored. It’s already clear that forgoing fiber—that humble nutrient associated with chalky supplements and bowel movements—can result in short-term changes inthe makeup of bacteria in the intestinal tract. 801 more words
In the United States, nearly one in 25 patients will acquire an infection during a hospital stay–in 2011, 158,000 of those infections were related to a surgical procedure. 320 more words
A research group from Israel and Canada will make you rethink the popular notion that bacteria and other microbes in our body far outnumber our own cells (10:1). 428 more words
What Are Probiotics?
Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. 491 more words