Saturday, February 2, 2013

Our Dynamic Gut Microbiome

"The bottom line, according to Lita Proctor, program manager for the Human Microbiome Project at the National Institutes of Health: “The fact that the microbiome”—all of the bacteria and other microbes living on and in us—“is dynamic and can change can work to our benefit. Our hope is that we can learn to specifically and preferentially alter the properties of the microbiome to either prevent or minimize the effects of disease.”"

Diabetes and Diet: Gut Bacteria and Diabetes