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How should I treat my gut micobiome?

Meet your gut microbiome… and learn how to make friends with it

For a century, researchers slowly but steadily gathered knowledge of the bacteria that inhabit the human gut, their progress hindered by having to rely on culturing bacteria recovered from stool in a petri dish.

Gut microbiota research as we now know it only really got underway in the late 1990s, with the development of technology that allowed scientists to sequence the DNA of our gut bacteria.

At this point it was discovered that the vast majority of the teeming hordes of tiny critters that inhabit our insides can’t be cultured at all, as they die when exposed to air.

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