Editor's note: This report on a nutrition-adjacent conference may be of interest to our readers. Topics covered include the gut-brain axis, poisons, indigestion, vegetarianism, hangriness, the digesting body, ascetic intellectuals, and excrement.
A Conference Report on "Gut Feeling: Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Culture"
May 26-27, 2017 at the University of Aberdeen
By Kristen Ann Ehrenberger (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)