Bacteria in our Bellies? 3 Key Benefits – HerCare

Did you know humans are 99% bacterial? As Bonnie Bassler said in her Ted Talk, “you see human; I see bacterial.”

This key relationship between bacteria and our bodies plays a crucial role in basically everything that happens to us.

Mutualism

Intestinal bacteria and us.

3 Key Benefits of Bacteria in the Gut

  • Bacteria allow us to obtain greater nutrients from our foods
  • Bacteria help us develop sophisticated immune systems
  • Bacteria assist in balancing emotion and cognition

Watch the full keynote speech from ADC’s own Dr. Joanna Wilson at HerCare

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