Diversity In An Amazon Tribe: The Case Against Antibiotics.

Where would you find the most diverse microbiome? In New York, at Times Square, probably in someone sleeping on the ground? Nope. You’d find it somewhere remote: “the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria yet in humans among an isolated tribe of Yanomami Indians in the remote Amazonian jungles of southern Venezuela.” In comparison, “the microbiome of people living in industrialized countries is about 40 percent less diverse”.


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Chris Maloney

Chris Maloney worked to help patients who are unable or unwilling to live with lifelong drug prescriptions. He is now retired and a part-time author.

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