Mouse study adds to evidence linking gut bacteria and obesity

A new study of mice with the rodent equivalent of metabolic syndrome has added to evidence that the intestinal microbiome — a ‘garden’ of bacterial, viral and fungal genes — plays a substantial role in the development of obesity and insulin resistance in mammals, including humans.

Source: Mouse study adds to evidence linking gut bacteria and obesity — ScienceDaily



Categories: Aging and Longevity, Eating and Diet, Gut, Studies and Research

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