Chapter 8 Go Further*
Once you’ve appreciated the importance of the microbiome and its affect on health and more, you may want to expand your knowledge beyond the scope of this book.
Here are a few interesting other microbiome-related ideas to explore
Ötzi’s microbiome has been sequenced! Yes, scientists have studied the Tyrolean Iceman, who died in an Italian alpine glacier 5300 years ago. His gut contained a strain of H. Pylori, as well as antibiotic-resistance and early pathogenic strains that were apparently common way before the dawn of civilization.133