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Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it

Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it 1

The Iceman. Credit: South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology/Eurac Research/Foto Marion Lafogler The intestinal microbiome is a delicate ecosystem made up of billions and billions of microorganisms, bacteria in particular, that support our immune system, protect us from viruses and pathogens, and help us absorb nutrients and produce energy. The industrialization …

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