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Going Feral: my one-year journey to acquire the healthiest gut microbiome in the world (you heard me!)

Posted by on 19 Jan 2014 in Human Food Project | 204 comments

Unless you’ve been holed up in a cabin in the Siberian outback, it’s been hard to miss the avalanche of research and associated press coverage ballyhooing the connection between microbes and human health and...

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Please Pass the Microbes

Posted by on 2 Oct 2013 in Human Food Project | 80 comments

A few days ago I accompanied two Hadza hunters to a series of seeps or springs where they had set up hunting blinds of tall grass to ambush thirsty animals. It’s late dry season in Tanzania and dwindling water...

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Preliminary Characterization of the American Gut Population

Posted by on 17 Sep 2013 in Human Food Project | 8 comments

If you have been following American Gut Project, you might be interested in the...

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Sorry low carbers, your microbiome is just not that into you

Posted by on 26 Jun 2013 in Human Food Project | 182 comments

I recently posted a scatter plot (below) on Facebook/Twitter of preliminary...

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Breaking A Plate for Human Health

Posted by on 19 Jun 2013 in Human Food Project | 10 comments

It’s difficult to overstate how our growing understanding of the trillions of...

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60-Day Human Food Challenge

Posted by on 15 Jun 2013 in Human Food Project | 40 comments

Short Summary: We are looking for 25-30 super motivated people who have joined...

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Swapping microbes with your dog

Posted by on 17 Apr 2013 in Human Food Project | 1 comment

We hug them, kiss them, sleep with them, and share our food with them – they...

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