Learn the secret to a truly healthy body and mind: the teeming world of microbes inside and all around usScience has made huge leaps in prolonging life through disease prevention and treatment, but biochemist Brett Finlay and gerontology expert Jessica Finlay offer a different—and truly revolutionary—solution to the quest for the fountain of youth. Through their research into the human microbiome, they’ve discovered that microbes play a crucial role in how we age. In The Whole-Body Microbiome, this father-daughter pair:Explores the unique composition of all the microbiomes in the human body (not just in the gut!), and explains the health risks and benefits associated with eachPresents current and emerging research on microbial interventions for the full spectrum of age-related conditions, from sun spots to Alzheimer’s, cancer, and moreProvides simple, at-home tips to improve your microbiotic health, at any age. In this eye-opening update on the significance of the microbiome, the Finlays advance what might be the scientific breakthrough of our age—and explain why “dirty” might be the new clean.