Human Microbiome Project

How does our microflora affect us?

Be sure to do the following before starting your discussion:

Go to and learn about Human Microbiome Project. Go to and listen to the BBC radio program on Human Microbiomes.

Read these articles:

Based on what you have learned from the website, article, and chapter 14 (Tortora) about microflora, write a two-paragraph discussion on how microflora influences our health and what can we do to sustain a healthy microflora in our body.