The Microbiome and How It Affects Your Health

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'Coined in 2001 by molecular biologist Joshua Lederberg, the term “microbiome” has begun to get attention just recently in reference to gastrointestinal or “gut” health. 

Besides our microbes’ essential functions such as digesting food and synthesizing vitamins, studies have linked the microbiome to gut health as well as human mood and behavior, human development, and metabolic disorders.'


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