Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post

Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post
 

"Good bacteria" - what are they, will they make me healthy and how do I get some?
To find out I took the unusual , and rather disgusting, step of donating my poo to science.
Microbes live on, and in, all of us and they even outnumber our own human cells.
But their favourite spot - and where they live in incredible numbers - is our digestive system.
That's why I posted my faeces to the British Gut Project for analysis.
"You're not exactly average, but you're not way off the chart either," its director, Prof Tim Spector, tells me.
The bacteria in my stool were studied not... read more

 
14 April 2018 in Health, Views: 80
Source: BBC
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