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Hunter-gatherers are different

March 30, 2015

Anthropologist Cecil Lewis, from the University of Oklahoma in exotic Norman, gathered stool samples from both hunter-gatherers and farmers in Peru. Both had a wider range of gut flora than the people in Norman. The hunter-gatherers in addition had species of non-pathogenic Treponemes. An interesting question, not answered by this research, is what happens to the guts of anthropologists who reside with hunter-gatherers for long periods.

Now, go back to your doughnut.

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