Tag: microbiomes

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shifting to a diet that’s packed with pork, cheese and eggs has a big influence on the trillion of bacteria living in our guts, even after just a few days, new research shows. And some of these changes probably aren’t so good. One type of microbe that flourishes under the meat-based diet has been linked to diseases in mice.

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Can We Eat Our Way To A Healthier Microbiome? It’s Complicated

Can We Eat Our Way To A Healthier Microbiome? It’s Complicated

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

It may be possible to cultivate a healthier community of bacteria on and inside us by modifying our diet. For starters, eating more vegetables probably won’t hurt.

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