What's in the News?

What's in the News?

Kathryn and I are currently in Victoria, BC for a physical activity and nutrition conference, so this week we are sharing with you some articles that caught our attention.

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Be Nice to Your Gut

Aloha friends!

I went to an interesting talk a couple of weeks ago about the human gut microbiota by Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe, an associate professor of molecular and cellular biology studies at the University of Guelph. What exactly is the gut microbiota you ask? The gut microbiota houses a community of tiny microbes (e.g., bacteria) that have set up shop inside our intestines. But bacteria are bad you say? Not necessarily. If you are not convinced I hope you will be by the end of this post, as I will share with you some interesting tidbits I learned from that evening.

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