FOOD, FACTS and FADS

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Fiber and the Microbiome

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There is a lot of talk lately about how our diets affect the population of bacteria that live within us (the gut).  I guess this supports the old adage of “you are what you eat.”   See a previous post HERE on the microbiome.

The study below is interesting in that fiber in the diet of mice had a profound effect on the kinds of gut bacteria present and the effect persisted  in the offspring of the animals.

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