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5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

By Berniegourley @berniegourley

5.) The Wild Life of Our Bodies by Rob Dunn: This book takes a broad look at the role that hangers-on have on  human life.

5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

4.) The Psychobiotic Revolution by Scott C. Anderson et. al.: This book focuses on the role that our gut microbiota have on our mental well-being–which increasingly appears to be substantial.

5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

3.) Missing Microbes by Martin J. Blaser: The focus of this book is on how our love of antibiotics in every form– from pills to antimicrobial soaps–is killing us by denying us microbiotic diversity and robustness.

5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

2.) 10% Human by Alanna Collen: Collen’s book addresses many of the same issues as the other books mentioned, but–as the title suggests–it emphasizes the fact that a human has 10 times as many hangers-on of other species as it does cells that are contiguous to the body. (If you’re wondering how this could be, it’s because the human body has some pretty big cells [some macroscopic, in fact] and the bacteria and other single-celled species tend to be relatively tiny.)

5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

1.) I Contain Multitudes by Ed Young: This is probably the most highly-regarded of the books on this subject. It was considered one of the best science books of 2016.

5 Books to Introduce You to Your Gut Microbiota

By in body, Books, Health, lists, Medicine, nonfiction, Physiology, science on November 22, 2017.

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