Vanderbilt study shows therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice
[Via EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health]
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon.Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.
We will get there soon, I believe. Our understanding of how our microbiota affect our health is rapidly increasing.
So figuring our how to make this work will be really helpful.
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