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Jason Prall

The Gut and Immune System

by Jason Prall

The Gut and Immune System

Jason Prall

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This episode of the Human Longevity series introduces us to the complex world of gut microorganisms and their role in determining our health.

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The Gut and Immune System

by Jason Prall

The Gut and Immune System

Jason Prall

Overview

When we talk about feeling with our gut, it's more than just a metaphor. Within our digestive tract is an entire ecosystem of microorganisms that impacts nearly all of our biological processes.

The Human Longevity Project is a docuseries created by Jason Prall, a mechanical engineer turned entrepreneur and filmmaker. Through interviews with medical experts and long-lived individuals from around the world, Prall explores important discoveries in the fields of health optimization and lifestyle medicine.

This episode of the Human Longevity Project showcases the scientific explanations behind the microbes in our gut and their role in our immune function and health at a cellular level. Often overlooked and ignored, the gut microbiome turns out to be crucial to health and longevity.

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"Oftentimes, people will call the gut the second brain. I think it's debatable whether it's the second or the first brain."

Kiran Krishnan, research microbiologist

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