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

December 11, 2013 6:48 PM

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

To figure out how diet influences the microbiome, scientists put volunteers on two extreme diets: one that included only meat, egg and cheese and one that contained only grains, vegetables and legumes.

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.

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