What The Bacteria In Your Stomach Have To Do With Your Physical And Mental Health

February 12, 2015 1:20 PM

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Strange but true fact: Our bodies are made of more bacteria than human cells and contains trillions of microbes (bacteria and fungi). In fact, it's estimated that the body is composed of 10 times more bacteria than human cells.

And the intestines are home to more bacteria than any other part of the body, including the skin. Now, scientists are devoting increasing amounts of time and resources to understanding the gut 'microbiome,' as the massive collection of bacteria and microbes is called -- and the influence it may exer...

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