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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 | 208 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...

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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...

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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 PDF we just released (see below) of a “top...

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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 | 187 comments

I recently posted a scatter plot (below) on Facebook/Twitter of preliminary metadata that we are accumulating as part of the American Gut...

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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 microbes that live on and in the human body is radically...

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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 – or will be joining the American Gut project –...

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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 are, of course, the family dog. In return, they share with...

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From Meat to Microbes to Main street: is it time to trade in your George Foreman Grill?

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

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...

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A Fecal Transplant from a Healthy Chimpanzee or Average Joe – which would you choose?

Posted by on 24 Mar 2013 in Human Food Project | 3 comments

Play along for a moment. The year is 2015 and all hell has broken loose. You’re part of a small band of people wondering the...

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Slumdog Microbiome More Diverse

Posted by on 20 Feb 2013 in Human Food Project | 10 comments

I was recently invited to put together a series of slides – or webinar – for a national supermarket chain on things their customers...

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