Below are a few recommended books on the Microbiome.

Missing Microbes

Dr. Martin Blaser discusses his hypothesis that the overuse of antibiotics, c-sections, and antiseptics has permanently changed our microbiome and are causing an increase in modern diseases such as obesity, juvenile diabetes, and asthma.

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The Human Superorganism: How the microbiome is revolutionizing the pursuit of a healthy life

The Human Superorganism explains the trillions of microbes that co-habitate within us, and delivers must-have information for how we can harness their power to prevent disease and thrive alongside them.

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Teaming with Microbes

Healthy soil is teeming with life — not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms.

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The Hidden Half of Nature

The Hidden Half of Nature reveals why good health―for people and for plants―depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. The authors show why cultivating beneficial microbiomes in the garden holds the key to transforming agriculture and medicine.

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Oxygen: The molecule that made the world

Oxygen explaining modern killer diseases, why we age, and what we can do about it. Nick Lane has written other noteworthy books including:

  • Sex, Power and Suicide
  • The Vital Question

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The extraordinary role of viruses in evolution and how this is revolutionizing biology and medicine.

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The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection

This groundbreaking book explains the revolutionary new science of psychobiotics and the discovery that your brain health and state of mind are intimately connected to your microbiome.

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