Gut Microbes call the shots

You can often find me researching the areas of health most intriguing to my members. When I discovered the importance of the Microbiome (the bacteria that reside in defensible areas of the human body) in around 2008, the first thing I did was change the diet of my family and I. In the 10 years since (I believe to be) the greatest medical discovery of our Century, the National Institute of Health is soon to publish the results of much of their significant research, the Human Microbiome Project l and Human Microbiome Project ll.

Since 2008 I have been explaining that you have 40 trillion plus microbes living in your gastrointestinal system. You have 30 million in your mouth, 15 million in your lungs, heck were teaming with single cell bacteria that make us the “greatest host of all time”. It’s our ability to host such diversity that has saved the human to become the most intelligent of all living organisms. As we