Items Tagged ‘microbes’

December 29, 2009

Microbes in your gut could affect asthma, weight, cancer risk, etc.

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Don’t look now, but your gut is teeming with microbes – as many as 100 trillion of them. It may unnerve you to know that you’re providing a home to a population of bacteria and other tiny organisms but they’re not just squatters; some beneficial bacteria help you digest food and can protect against infection. […]

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Tags: asthma, Cancer, microbes, Weight

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