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What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

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What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

National Geographic - Rebecca Rupp

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

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