How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body - The Microbiome

What happens when microbes talk to your brain?

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How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body - The Microbiome


  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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    • my xoom

      my xoom

      18 dagen geleden

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    • Jennifer Valenzuela

      Jennifer Valenzuela

      21 dag geleden

      @Samuel Dov.

    • Human


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      This barely has 21 likes damn

    • Gloria Rodríguez

      Gloria Rodríguez

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      what the fuck

    • Samuel Dov

      Samuel Dov

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  2. Heloise Breton

    Heloise Breton

    2 dagen geleden

    The information about fecal microbiome transplants here is inaccurate. There have been THOUSANDS of scientific publications, posters, etc. to demonstrate that an FMT from an obese person was not the cause of another becoming obese. As someone who works in the microbiome field, I appreciate the effort of making microbiome principles more digestible to the lay population, but spreading facts like these are what gave us the anti-vaxxers who still believe the MMR vaccine gives children autism. Please be careful and consider more in-depth and up-to-date fact checking.

  3. Asta Buchmann

    Asta Buchmann

    2 dagen geleden

    "...Serious diseases, such as autism..." I'm usually a really big fan of these videos, but that line in particular really rubs me the wrong way.

  4. Dark Rainbow

    Dark Rainbow

    4 dagen geleden

    You don’t want the sadness poop.

  5. Luke Flegg

    Luke Flegg

    6 dagen geleden

    "serious diseases like autism" 🤔 uhhhh wat? Amazing and beautiful otherwise 🙃

  6. Maethen Dias

    Maethen Dias

    8 dagen geleden

    the spice melange must flow

  7. Space Aids

    Space Aids

    9 dagen geleden

    Poop Transplant reminded me of South Park

  8. Rusian Anderson

    Rusian Anderson

    10 dagen geleden

    so what happens when you don't eat and get skinny? does micro disappear????

  9. Curtis Dixon

    Curtis Dixon

    10 dagen geleden

    I'd like to educate and correct the part where autism is referred to as a disease. This is shedding an unjustified light on what is essentially who somebody is. You can't catch autism, it's not a disease. A person can be autistic but this does not mean they are infected, it's a description for their patterns of behavioues.

    • Jon, it hurts

      Jon, it hurts

      4 dagen geleden

      yeah that part seemed suspicious to me too...

  10. 227


    12 dagen geleden

    Maybe your entire consciousness is just your microbiome collectively Weekend at Bernies-ing you. But, like, some of them were late to the party and not sure what was going on, so we likewise forgot that we're a pizza-seeking hive mind of critters puppeteering mindless meat robots.

  11. Amin Banderker

    Amin Banderker

    13 dagen geleden

    So that South Park episode was actually legit...

  12. Calro


    14 dagen geleden

    Qui est de la 5ème5

  13. Yuri


    14 dagen geleden

    6:22 wait .. what ?

  14. J. P.M.

    J. P.M.

    16 dagen geleden

    Thanks Gates Foundation!

  15. A man of no reputation

    A man of no reputation

    17 dagen geleden

    You just have to be careful to run you're body effectively, otherwise your gut will start Microbiome communism and try to cease the means of production.

  16. Yingkai Shao

    Yingkai Shao

    17 dagen geleden

    Everybody gangsta until your gut tells you to eat a burger

  17. Błażej Muszyński

    Błażej Muszyński

    21 dag geleden

    4:03 Let's be honest: if you fed me bacteria from anybody's guts, I'd also "begin showing anxiety-like behaviour".

  18. Some Guy

    Some Guy

    21 dag geleden

    A Whole Food Plant Based diet is ideal for your microbiome. It is important to eat a wide variety of whole plant foods for fiber (pre-biotics) to get the healthiest microbiome possible. When you feed the beneficial microbes, they grow and crowd out the dangerous ones.

  19. CymberCiara


    22 dagen geleden

    The spice. The spice melange



    23 dagen geleden

    Cuz I can That



    23 dagen geleden

    Can you use the galactic alphabet enchantment table writing

  22. Yannick Gaensicke

    Yannick Gaensicke

    24 dagen geleden

    This makes me feel extra ichy

  23. Omar -x858hyper

    Omar -x858hyper

    24 dagen geleden

    did you have to mention the warsaw pact and the cold war????????

  24. tutacat


    26 dagen geleden

    dont use a turkey baster

  25. osco4311


    26 dagen geleden

    My favorite term for a "fecal transplant" is trans-poo-sion. Because of an a transfusion of blood, you're getting a transfusion of poop!

  26. Callum McLeod

    Callum McLeod

    26 dagen geleden

    We all have an aspect of Venom. The symbiote.

  27. Ernests Gulbis

    Ernests Gulbis

    27 dagen geleden

    If we can just *keep the peace* ... What? Are you saying my bacteria can eat me?

  28. Caleb Kaminski

    Caleb Kaminski

    27 dagen geleden

    Super fascinating! Last year, I was on a extremely diverse wild mushroom diet and was always super curious what my microbiome would have looked like. It made me feel amazing and I plan on going back to it when foraging conditions are right.

  29. AdminAnimates


    28 dagen geleden

    One thing I don't like about this video is that it calls autism a "serious disease". I understand it was made almost 4 years ago but come on man we aren't broken, we're people

  30. Pepper Merry Jacob

    Pepper Merry Jacob

    28 dagen geleden

    they're part our existence they have a purpose in the circle of life

  31. hell god

    hell god

    29 dagen geleden

    what happen if j eat other people shit u become heathier

  32. frogkik


    29 dagen geleden

    imagine being a major germaphobe when watching this

  33. Naufal Al Ghifari

    Naufal Al Ghifari

    29 dagen geleden

    so literally the Body is like the government and the Bacteria's is like the people's. make sense though

  34. Grandma's Underground Michigan Metal

    Grandma's Underground Michigan Metal

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    Wraps head with tinfoil: Those yogurt probiotics are just a scam to program your gut to want more yogurt to keep you as a return customer.

  35. Sebastian Tapia

    Sebastian Tapia

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    nice, love your videos guys, thanks a lot for the content

  36. Benjamin Gal-Or

    Benjamin Gal-Or

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    First Release: Trending of Corona Deaths Ratios in 114 countries v. Life Expectancy Ranking, in [.]. Source: 180 countries reporting to WHO, reordered. EXAMPLES: 04/16/21 v. 01/30/21 CDR in (.). Oct 22/20 v. Apr 16/21 CDR also available. Copyrights: Benjamin Gal-Or/David Galor, 04/16/21. [4] SNGPR 0.05(0.05) [99] BUTN 0.11(0.12) [126] MNGL 0.17(0.11) [33] MLDV 0.26(0.32) [49] TLND 0.27(0.43) [41] UAE 0.31(0.28) [93] CYM 0.38(0.51) [28] CYPR 0.52(0.64) [93] SYCL 0.54(0.26) [37] CUBA 0.54(0.83) [51] SLNK 0.63(0.49) [43] CURC 0.65(0.44) [112] USB 0.74(0.79) [9] ISR 0.75 (0.74) [54] BORA 0.75(0.73) [72] ARU 0.91(0.85) [?] ANDR 0.96(?) [15] NZ 1.00(?) [29] DNM 1.02(1.06) [22] FIN 1.06(1.50) [?] INDIA 1.22(1.37) [15] NL 1.22(1.43) [11] SWD 1.54(2.04) [3] SWS 1.66(1.80) [35] US 1.80(1.69) [12] FR 2.03(2.40) [20] PRTG 2.04(1.70) [103] RUS 2.23(2.11) [6] SP 2.26(2.07) [25 ] GRM 2.59(2.59) [66] BRZ 2.65(2.44) [25] UK 2.90(2.77) [15] GRC 3.00(3.70) [5] ITL 3.03(3.47) [68] TUNS 3.43(3.48) [54] CN 5.13(5.18) [109] SYR 6.81(6.68) [146] SDN 6.92(6.75) [75] MXC 9.20(8.51) [?] YMN 19.40 (?) //

  37. Sol In

    Sol In

    Maand geleden

    Micro soft

  38. KingToast


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    6:16 Haha no, absolutely not

  39. Sehne Son

    Sehne Son

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    Its okay my ittle buddies. Ill go get some more fiber.

  40. Joshua Costea

    Joshua Costea

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    Im a c section

  41. Naarad_ Muni

    Naarad_ Muni

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    This is literally an amalgamation of the most important concepts in Ayurveda. As a scholar of Ayurveda, I literally have goosebumps right now.

  42. thawdani


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  43. Yash Gaikwad

    Yash Gaikwad

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    What if the bad bacteria has destroy all good onces and some even extinct than how to get all good bacteria back then eating healthy won't work because none of good ones left. Probiotic have only 50-60 strains/types of bacteria and we should have 600-700 types of good bacteria in in our gut.

  44. Yash Gaikwad

    Yash Gaikwad

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    Where do babies get the good bacteria that help digest in the gut in the first place? What if my gut microbiome is messed up and I want to start over.

  45. Dirk Holtwick

    Dirk Holtwick

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    Thanks for the great video! But you should add sources to is as you usually do. Some of your claims in the video should really be covered by some public scientific studies and sources. Otherwise, the video is just another personal opinion.

  46. Wawancraftia Plays

    Wawancraftia Plays

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    Everybody gangsta until kurzgesagt says poop transplant is good

  47. Andra Vasile

    Andra Vasile

    Maand geleden

    Founded by Bill Gates Dont know if I should take it as truth anymore

  48. Michael Papageorgious

    Michael Papageorgious

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    They called autism a disease lol. Its a mental disorder, not a disease

  49. Joel Alexis Colon

    Joel Alexis Colon

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    And I should also point out that autism is NOT a disease. It's actually a disorder.

  50. Joel Alexis Colon

    Joel Alexis Colon

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    Uhhh.... should I point out that viruses are NOT organisms....?

  51. sir yeeticus

    sir yeeticus

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    So basically if I have a diet of athlete poop I will get skinny with great ease??

  52. Aryan Yeoh

    Aryan Yeoh

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    This was very interesting.

  53. Neil Bright

    Neil Bright

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    2:34 AMOGUS

  54. Baran


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    6:20 Wait is this a thing??

  55. Froste


    Maand geleden

    Ah. Two worlds I thought I would never hear together. Poop transplant

  56. Speedy Gandalf

    Speedy Gandalf

    Maand geleden

    Rules over my body: sounds a lot like my little brother

  57. Gagan Thakur

    Gagan Thakur

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    Thank you, very informative and simple to understand

  58. Lee Benz

    Lee Benz

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    Any healthy skinny people who don't have depression and anxiety wanna donate some poo? :P

  59. Shadowy


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    Ok, now I really want to eat vegetables.

  60. Edo Bartolomé

    Edo Bartolomé

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    Me gustaría saber si han existido culturas veganas y si estas han tenido una microbiota que produce mayor cianocobalamina. Eso me mata.

  61. G1ades


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    My stomach hurt whenever i go to school and the only solution to make it better is to talk to my stomach.I called it Master Stomach.

  62. faustine falyse

    faustine falyse

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    bonjour, quelle superbe video ! je suis fan ! Serait-il possible de savoir avzc quel type de programme/application ce montage a été réalisé ?

  63. Dorina Szabó

    Dorina Szabó

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    Me: I dont wanna be fat. Microbiome: *so anyway we having chocolate today* Me: no Microbiome: *I SAID WE HAVIN CHOCOLATE TODAY*

  64. Grieriosity


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    So cool i love this channel

  65. perF3ct


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    no way humans are not intelligently designed by gods are some alien, our body is just too perfect

    • perF3ct


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      @Kubs god is not part of this natural world, because he created it. because god doesnt exist in this universe, hes not part of this natural world.

    • Kubs


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      @perF3ct I don't understand. How do you know god exists in this place outside the natural world? You don't know any more than I can say that the tooth fairy is real. I recommend reading The God Delusion by Dawkins. It would really open your eyes

    • perF3ct


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      @Kubs science is the study of the natural world, god doesnt exist in the natural world that we live in which means that science cant be used to proof the existences of something outside of the natural world.

    • Kubs


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      @perF3ct Sorry, I don't understand. If you can't prove it with science how is it proved then? Science uses empirical evidence, which is evidence based on observations/experience of the world. If not with science, what else?

    • perF3ct


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      @Kubs that because we are using the wrong tools, you cant prove anything metaphysical with science.

  66. Kenny Blues

    Kenny Blues

    Maand geleden

    Really amazed with the immediate healing I received after using Dr.Ahonle herbal supplement, herpes is gone permanently.

  67. a person

    a person

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    6:17 i thought you were joking-

  68. Amy Parsons

    Amy Parsons

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    Ohmigod, that is so wierd

  69. Addachicken


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    Why need bacteria transplants through feces when we have an appendix

  70. Fr Ob

    Fr Ob

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  71. Gloria Rodríguez

    Gloria Rodríguez

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  72. Gloria Rodríguez

    Gloria Rodríguez

    Maand geleden

    Hi! How are you

  73. Eating Pizza In The Woods

    Eating Pizza In The Woods

    Maand geleden

    Wait, I've never heard of a good virus.

  74. Light being

    Light being

    Maand geleden

    You are what you eat,,,

  75. Eyal Reginiano

    Eyal Reginiano

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    Shit, i think the humans are onto us.

  76. Hello.


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    If I eat fast food, but there is nothing better than a sweet, healthy, juicy, red strawberry

  77. AXEDragon 1

    AXEDragon 1

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    6:00 "deciases like autisim" ?

  78. Fr Ob

    Fr Ob

    Maand geleden


  79. Fr Ob

    Fr Ob

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  80. Fr Ob

    Fr Ob

    Maand geleden




    Maand geleden

    I totally didnt see that coming!

  82. Andrea Mattioli

    Andrea Mattioli

    Maand geleden

    I don't see any bird :(

  83. Khoi Ta

    Khoi Ta

    Maand geleden


  84. Bi$harp


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    6:18 You guys CHOSE to animate this.

  85. Josh Lies

    Josh Lies

    Maand geleden

    That movie "Osmosis Jones" got the world building right after all

  86. Sigma


    2 maanden geleden

    This video really helped me understand my struggles with eating healthy

  87. FRISHR


    2 maanden geleden

    I'm not single, I'm in an active relationship with 380,000,000,000 bacteria in my body.

  88. YouRock379


    2 maanden geleden

    I don't think it matters how much research we do, poop transplants are never going to be in style.

  89. Ram Ram Army

    Ram Ram Army

    2 maanden geleden

    Looks like gotta catch em all bacteria pokemons

  90. Flaken Mask

    Flaken Mask

    2 maanden geleden

    6:00 I- did...did he just say autism was a serious illness...damn

  91. Samet Şahin

    Samet Şahin

    2 maanden geleden

    Don't make the rats deppresed

  92. Xingyue XUE

    Xingyue XUE

    2 maanden geleden

    Hey look a blue doulingo

  93. ms. Ferrante

    ms. Ferrante

    2 maanden geleden

    So I have all three c-section side-effects.. yet I was born the normal way, am I like, a shiny or something?

  94. ezcezd


    2 maanden geleden

    That "transferring poop" part hit like a truck

  95. Bùgsy


    2 maanden geleden

    So if people ate other people, would their gut bacteria make them want to keep eating human meat?

  96. Idiot Hgg

    Idiot Hgg

    2 maanden geleden

    My dog was eating my underwear when I was watching this. So my dogs bacteria is probably telling him to eat it.

  97. E


    2 maanden geleden

    They do be stealing my food tho

  98. E


    2 maanden geleden

    I have 100 trillion friends yay?

  99. Javier Garrido

    Javier Garrido

    2 maanden geleden

    Bacteria: see a kurzgesagt video Brain: ok

  100. ecart50


    2 maanden geleden

    "Healthy rats fed microbes from the guts of depressed people..." WHAT