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How Gut Bacteria Help Make Us Fat and Thin - Scientific American

For the 35 percent of American adults who do daily battle with obesity, the main causes of their condition are all too familiar: an unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle and perhaps some unlucky genes. In recent years, however, researchers have become increasingly convinced that important hidden players literally lurk in human bowels: billions on billions of gut microbes.

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Interesting how we are just discovering how bacteria can play a role in health and how food is processed and absorbed. 02-15-2015 8:20pm

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