“For some time now, we have known that the microbes of the gut – what we term the “microbiome” – play a very important role in our daily lives. What we eat, how healthy we feel, etc. is all controlled by our microbiome. In fact, nothing else is important to our health, except the microbiome – it can defeat cancer, cure hunger, poverty, restore amputated limbs, everything”, said Dr. Nofit.Although it might seem to be an exaggeration, I think this Dr. Nofit must be correct. I will now never claim that anyone has oversold the microbiome, because, well, it does everything.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Winner of the biggest & best overselling of the microbiome -@theallium on Salmonella Diet
OK. Now this is some serious overselling of the microbiome: New Salmonella diet achieves “amazing” weight-loss for microbiologist | The Allium. A must read for anyone interested in microbes and microbiomes. My favorite part:
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Haven't seen this allium site before, but based on the translation of the genus name Allium - onion - I would guess that's a satire science news site.ReplyDelete
Bingo! The best satire fools. :-)Delete
You laugh, but this is an issued US Patent:ReplyDelete
US Patent 6573083 Issued on June 3, 2003 "Method of weight reduction in human beings"
Abstract: A method of weight reduction in human beings, wherein a human ingests a laxative effective dosage of non-pathogenic Escherichia coli to produce a weight loss of up to two pounds within one week.