Follow your Gut

Follow your Gut

The Enormous Impact of Tiny Microbes

Book - 2015
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You are made up of about 10 trillion human cells-- but there are about 100 trillion microbial cells in and on your copy. Knight and Buhler examine the links between our microbes and numerous diseases, and show how microbes are integrated into almost all aspects of our lives. Learn how microscopic life inside us influences our health, mood, and more.
Publisher: New York : Ted Books, 2015
Edition: First TED Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476784748
1476784744
Branch Call Number: 579 K747F 2015
Characteristics: 114 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Buhler, Brendan

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AL_CYNTHIA Sep 13, 2016

I am a geek for certain things and microbes is one of them! Who knew that we have tons of microbes in our bodies? That they differ in different parts of the body and from other humans. Besides understanding what they are, this book does a great job explaining what is being unearthed of how microbes can affect many things including depression or obesity. Could a microbe cocktail be in our future on how to right the upset microbes? Recommended because the author writes in lay terms, has great footnoted references and some nifty illustrations which helps a non-science mind like mine better understand!

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dunebug
Feb 18, 2016

Excellent little book based on Knight's TED talk. Very informative for the novice who is new to exploring their own microbiota. Highly recommend!!!

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