Anthropology of Microbes
Musings about diet, health and microbes.
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It’s difficult to overstate how our growing understanding of the trillions of microbes that live on and in the human body is radically changing the way we think about health and the prevention and treatment of a myriad of diseases. Not since Darwin unleashed onto the world the concept of Natural Selection, have humans been [...]The post Breaking A Plate for Human Health appeared first on Human Food Project.
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Short Summary: We are looking for 25-30 super motivated people who have joined – or will be joining the American Gut project – that are willing to shift their diet for 60-days, record everything they eat and share the information with the larger group during and after the 60-day challenge. Based on your first American [...]The post 60-Day Human Food Challenge appeared first on Human Food Project.
We hug them, kiss them, sleep with them, and share our food with them – they are, of course, the family dog. In return, they share with us some of the microbes they pick up as they saunter about the neighborhood and places beyond. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder reveals [...]The post Swapping microbes with your dog appeared first on Human Food Project.
If scientists keep publishing the results of their work in journals, we’re going to run out of stuff to eat. The latest nutritional no-no literally has meat-eaters on the ropes following a startling article published in Nature Medicine that draws a possible link between a nutrient (carnitine) in red meat and cardiovascular disease. But what [...]The post From Meat to Microbes to Main street: is it time to trade in your George Foreman Grill? appeared first on Human Food Project.
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