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Diet and bacteria

Gut bacteria mirror your diet, but a sugary treat can keep us sane!

A recent study has shown that when mice with colons containing no bacteria are infected with gut bacteria from lean or obese twins, their body composition changes. 345 more words


Prebiotics are non-digestible foods containing nutrients that are used by ‘fit’ bacteria.

Prebiotics contain nutrients such as inulin. Inulin is made of a chain of sugars which are non-digestible to humans. 296 more words