Imagine grabbing a mosquito by the wings. Except the mosquito is in New York, and you’re working the controls from Los Angeles.
We’re not talking about your appendix.
We’re referring to microbes — a good bacteria that boosts your immunity, protects you from infection and produces the enzymes you need to digest your food.
But due to the overuse of antibiotics, C-sections and modern sanitation, humans in the U.S. have lost a third of their microbial diversity, mostly on their skin and in their stomachs and digestive tracts.