Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

What Your Microbiome Wants for Dinner

Certainly changed how I viewed diets… another must-read.  Consider getting the authors’ book.

What Your Microbiome Wants for Dinner

You may think twice about your diet when you follow the metabolic fate of your food.

By David R. Montgomery & Anne Biklé | December 10, 2015 | Nautilus

(Excerpted from The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health by David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé. Copyright © 2016 by David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé.)

January 3, 2016 Posted by | diet, health, nutrition | , , | Leave a comment

Eat your fibre

More on the importance of gut bacteria.

How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution

Burgers and fries have nearly killed our ancestral microbiome.

By Moises Velasquez-Manoff | November 12, 2015 | Nautilus

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November 13, 2015 Posted by | health | , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Are Surrounded by Clouds of Skin and Fart Bacteria

“The world is covered in a fine patina of feces.”   Good to know. Or maybe not.

Your Body Is Surrounded by Clouds of Skin and Fart Bacteria

Nick Stockton | 09.22.15 | Wired

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October 11, 2015 Posted by | health | , , , , , , | Leave a comment