Link between gut microbiome, diet may reduce risk for health problems

A healthy diet may be linked with gut microbes that correlate with a lower risk for developing conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a report published in Nature Medicine.”This study demonstrates a clear association between specific microbial species in the gut, certain foods, and risk of some common diseases,” Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, a gastroenterologist, chief of the clinical and translational epidemiology unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, said in a press release. “We hope to be ableRead More

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