• Link between gut microbiome, diet may reduce risk for health problems

    10 days ago - By Healio

    A healthy diet may be linked with gut microbes that correlate with a lower risk for developing conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a report published in Nature Medicine.
    "This study demonstrates a clear association between specific microbial species in the gut, certain foods, and risk of some common diseases," Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, a gastroenterologist, chief of the clinical and translational epidemiology unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, said in a press release. "We hope to be able
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  • Short term low carbohydrate diet linked to remission of type 2 diabetes

    10 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Patients with type 2 diabetes who follow a strict low carbohydrate diet for six months may experience greater rates of remission compared with other recommended diets without adverse effects, a new study suggests.
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