Microbiota Basics: Whats living in your gut?
We hear a lot about “good” or “bad” bacteria particularly when discussing our gut health. But what exactly does good, or bad mean? We have trillions of microorganisms living in and on our bodies, and a very large proportion of these organisms reside in our gut! The large community of microorganisms make up our gut microbiota. Unlike the cells that make up our bodies, bacteria are only composed of a single cell. Our cells, also called eukaryotes, contain many more components