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Meet Your Bacteria: The Hidden Communities that Live in Your Gut and Other Organ

by Nicola Temple Author and Catherine Whitlock Author

This book examines the three pounds of bacteria that live in a typical human body. Our bodies host trillions of living microorganisms, inclyding your own unique set of personal bacteria. Science and research are just beginning to understand the role these play in our health. This book is an accessible exploration into our microbiomes and looks at the kinds of bacteria that live in and on our bodies, what they do and how they are beneficial, practical bacteria tips like understanding prebiotics and probiotics, and more.

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