Heribert Watzke

The brain in your gut

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Did you know you have functioning neurons in your intestines — about a hundred million of them? Food scientist Heribert Watzke tells us about the "hidden brain" in our gut and the surprising things it makes us feel.

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Heribert Watzke · Food scientist

Heribert Watzke studies the brain in our gut — and works to develop new kinds of food that will satisfy our bodies and minds.

Heribert Watzke studies the brain in our gut — and works to develop new kinds of food that will satisfy our bodies and minds.