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The Hologenome Era

April 17, 20149 min
We know that our brains can stimulate reactions in other parts of our body. However, science is now revealing that this is not a simple one-way connection.Have you ever said:  “I'm so nervous, my stomach is all in a knot.”   or “Wow, that was gut wrenching experience”? We know that our brains can stimulate reactions in other parts of our body. However, science is now revealing that this is not a simple one-way connection. A rich network of microbial life in our internal organs plays a powerful role in shaping critical metabolic functions and even influencing our moods and behavior. We have finally reached the era of the hologenome!  Tune in to hear Dr. Miller, a leading expert on the hologenome and author of the new book, The Microcosm Within: Evolution and Extinction in the Hologenome,  reveal a number of microbial surprises.  Dr. Miller also shares 6 surprising things about you and your microbes and how the foods we eat can alter our microbial communities and even influence complex human behaviors such as anxiety, learning, memory, satiety, and appetite.

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