#66 Gut Microbiota

gut microbiota


Gut Microbiota

We have told you before and we will tell you again, LOVE your gut bugs. Did you know there are between 500 and 1,000 bacteria species in your gut alone, holy bacteria! You are more bacteria than you are cells so it’s time you start treating your gut bugs with respect and love. Listen up this week to find out what the gut microbiota is, why it is so important and how you can fix your gut microbiome.

Topics covered this episode:

What the gut microbiota is.

How our intestines are colonized.

Why our gut microbiota is important.

What causes our microbiota to go astray.

How to fix your gut microbiome. 

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Word o the day:

mutualism (noun): a relationship between two types of species of organisms in which both benefit from the association

Example: Humans and gut bacteria are a mutualism.

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Show notes:

Sassy’s Blog Post on Food Allergies

Food Allergy Research & Education Teal Pumpkin Project

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Episode #65 All About Poop

Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease Research Article 

Dr. Perlmutter The Grain Brain and Brain Maker

Dr. Perlmutter on Robb Wolf’s Podcast

Episode #64 Fiber

Daniel Vitalis Find a Spring

High-Throughput Sequencing Reveals the Incomplete, Short-Term Recovery of Infant Gut Microbiota following Parenteral Antibiotic Treatment with Ampicillin and Gentamicin Article


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