Articles about: Microbes

It’s All about the Bugs in Your Gut

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Perhaps the most exciting research in the field of health today concerns the bacteria that line our digestive tract. In fact, we have about ten times as many bacterial cells in the body as human cells! So, are we mostly human or mostly bacteria? No doubt we carry way more […]

This Is Your Brain on Bugs

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New research in the field of epigenetics has shown that our genes are being changed not only by what we touch but by what we believe, think and experience (3, 4). The fascinating twist is that these experiences, beliefs and thoughts are being processed not just through our brains – […]

Do You Need a Fecal Transplant?

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Have you ever heard of a fecal transplant? It’s exactly what it sounds like – the fecal matter from one individual gets transplanted into the intestinal tract of another. The question is, why? There is mounting evidence that replacing the flora of your gut with a healthy and more diverse […]