Monday, March 4, 2013

Green Leafy Vegetables and Gut Health

"Eating green leafy vegetables may boost a newly discovered genetic pathway that is essential for intestinal health, new research suggests.

The study has discovered a gene known as T-bet is responsible for production of a type of cell that helps repair the lining of the gut and maintain the balance of good and bad gut bacteria."

Green vegies may boost good gut gene › News in Science (ABC Science)