The gut microbiota is as personal as a fingerprint, but it shares a wide range of functions in all humans, helping with digesting and absorbing nutrients, excluding pathogens, and training the immune system.

Such interesting facts make for essential reading, considering that the human body contains about as many bacteria cells as human cells. That’s why it is sometimes said that we are as much microbes as we are humans.

Have a look at our new Gut Microbiota for Health infographic to learn the basics about your gut microbiota. And feel free to share with friends and colleagues!