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Our gastrointestinal tract maintains a highly diverse microbial population that plays an essential role in nutritional metabolism, protection against pathogens, and the development of our immune system. The intestinal biota is increasingly considered a mutual partnership for the maintenance of health. Over the years, the microorganisms in our intestines have become recognized in the development of the immune system.
In this episode, Dr. Schaffner sits down with microbiota researcher, Dr. Andrea McBeth to discuss her fascinating work with fecal transplant and the incredible postbiotic product that has been developed from this groundbreaking research.