Q&A: Exercise ‘seems to groom’ microbiome in ways that affect overall health, well-being

It is widely known that exercise improves cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, but research now suggests physical activity may positively affect the composition and diversity of an individual’s gut microbiome.“The metabolic effects of your microbiome are hugely important in determining your susceptibility to various diseases and your overall health in general,” William D. Chey, MD, AGAF, FACG, chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Michigan Medicine, told Healio. “Exercise seems to increase the diversity of your microbiome and that overall isRead More