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Discusses the roles of helpful bacteria in the digestive system.

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    Bacteria in the Digestive System

    Bacteria in the Digestive System

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discusses the function of bacteria in the digestive system.
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    Our Microbes, Ourselves

    Our Microbes, Ourselves

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    One study suggests that recent spikes in childhood allergies can be due to the number of antibacterial home products and cleaning chemicals we use. Learn more about the results of this study and the role beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract play.
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    Gut Bacteria: We Are What We Eat

    Gut Bacteria: We Are What We Eat

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    The human digestive system is full of bacteria -- mostly good bacteria. These organisms help break down food so the body can use the nutrients. Learn more about the link between what kinds of bacteria live in our gut and what kinds of food we eat.
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    It's a Jungle Inside

    It's a Jungle Inside

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    You are what you eat they say, but maybe you are what eats you!
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