Beer consumption may boost gut microbiota diversity in men

Drinking one bottle of nonalcoholic or alcoholic beer daily for 4 weeks may lead to more diverse gut microbiota in men, without significantly changing body weight, BMI or cardiometabolic biomarkers, according to new research.“Decreased bacterial diversity has been associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease,” Cláudia Marques, PhD, of NOVA Medical School in Lisbon, Portugal, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. “Therefore, promoting changes in the gut microbiota to correct dysbiosis and increase bacterial diversity may mediateRead More

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