Body Mind Empowerment with Siim Land

#135 Myths About Probiotics and the Microbiome with Raja Dhir

August 28, 2019

We've heard that there are millions of bacteria living inside you and that you're actually a superorganism. However, the field of microbiome and probiotics has become a target for clever marketing and vague descriptions about it. 

Welcome to the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast I'm your host Siim Land and our guest today is Raja Dhir. Raja is the co-founder of Seed and a scientist. He's on the editorial board of the journal Microbiome and sits on the advisory committee. 


  • How Raja Got Into Microbiome Research 01:42
  • How Many Bugs Live Inside You 04:16
  • What Does Diversity Mean 07:06
  • What Are Probiotics 14:40
  • Which Strains of Bacteria Help with Weight Loss 21:15
  • Why Do People Have Gut Problems 26:40
  • Is There a Microbiome in the Brain 33:01
  • Leaky Gut and Intestinal Permeability 38:30
  • Circadian Rhythms and the Microbiome 40:50
  • Tips for Maintaining Gut Health 43:40
  • Red Meat, Fish, TMAO, and Gut Health 47:55


And much more...

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