Can the microorganisms in our gut affect our bone health? The answer may surprise you. A recent Chinese study seems to suggest that the organisms in our colon can have an effect on our bone density. In this study just published in PeerJ, a peer-reviewed, scholarly on-line journal, they followed 18 study participants to see
Of those screened, 53 percent were found to be at high risk and another 43 percent were at moderate risk for having a fracture in the next ten years.