Monday, February 16, 2015

Probiotic hype: No relationship between the gut microbiome and obesity


Latching onto the probiotics diet fad, several studies have claimed that the gut microbiome, the diverse array of bacteria that live in the stomach and intestines, may be to blame for obesity. But Katherine Pollard, PhD, a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes, says it is not that simple.


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