Our Body Microbial Garden
How do our microflora affect us? Be sure to do the following before starting your discussion: Go to http://commonfund.nih.gov/hmp/index and learn about Human Microbiome Project. Go to https://www.bbc.com/news/health-18422288 and listen to the BBC radio program on Human Microbiomes. Read these articles: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/19/science/studies-of-human-microbiome-yield-new-insights.html?emc=eta1 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/magazine/say-hello-to-the-100-trillion-bacteria-that-make-up-your-microbiome.html?pagewanted%3Dall Based what you have learned from the website, article, and chapter 14 (from the textbook Microbiology: An Introduction (13th edition) by Tortora, Funke and Case Published by Pearson/Benjamin Cummings. The 12th edition is also acceptable.) about microflora, write a two paragraph discussion on how microflora influence our health and what can we do to sustain a healthy microflora in our body.