Gut Health 101: What Is the Microbiome?

An image of bacteria. The Microbiome is the set of genes of the bacteria living in our bodies.
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'The human body is a complex, interconnected ecosystem and the gut is at the center of it all. The gut is where the body converts food to energy. The gut is a major, frontline component of the immune system. 

The gut is connected to the central nervous system, brain, and can influence mood. You can’t talk about the gut or its importance without talking about the organisms that live there.'

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