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The Human Microbiome Project decodes our 100 trillion good bacteria.

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More and more, science is coming to see human bodies as COLONIES rather than individuals. Our guts in particular are crammed with bacteria. Did you know that your poo is HALF microbes by mass?!?!?

So the term "probiotic" actually means "helping the microbe colonies grow"?

Cool. More yogurt!!!

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