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The New Global Health Threat of the 21st Century

Most Non-Infectious Diseases Are Now Linked to Disturbances in the Gut Microbiome. 90% of deaths in developed countries are now due to non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) like cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s. Many of these diseases — that we once thought were genetically inherited — are actually caused by inheriting the family’s microbiome. Just 150 years …

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The Greatest Health Discovery of the 21st Century

Hey, Just 150 years ago the top 10 causes of death were all communicable diseases like tuberculosis, cholera, typhoid fever and scarlet fever. But thanks to the invention of antibiotics and immunizations, fears of these killer germs have long been forgotten. The new global health threats are non-communicable diseases (NCD) like heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s …

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