Graeme Sait, a permaculture/organics fella from the Australian permaculture scene has a series of videos on his Vimeo page that are full of great information. Sit up and listen if you have constipation issues, especially women--it can be not only uncomfortable but dangerous. This one is a fantastic, not-too-vulgarized-but-still-human explanation of the important interplay between bacteria, our digestive system, our immune system, toxins, and modern nutrition:
"Bringing Back the Good Bugs" Graeme Sait
*Also, note that many of the videos on their channel are free to download from Vimeo. Good resources to use.*
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen: even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
--Leonardo da Vinci (So let's get to it.)
This guy is great. Well documented, with lots of charts. This whole academic area has blown up the last year or two. Michael Pollan wrote a hugely influential article about this in the New York TImes last year and David Perlmutter just started a new journal about the impact of our gut biology and it's interaction with the brain.
I didn't like the taste of tongue and it didn't like the taste of me. I will now try this tiny ad: