This book examines the various potential causes of imbalance in the gutmicrobiome, such as diet and other lifestyle factors, and then identifies strategies for improving human health by protecting the gut microbiota.
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1: A Cultural Context for Human-Microbe Symbiosis.
2: The Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Microorganisms.
3: Nutrition and the Gut Microbiota.
5: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome.
6: The Gut Microbiota and Gastrointestinal Diseases.