TMI? More intriguing finds on gut flora. (1) “Enterotypes were strongly associated with long-term diets, particularly protein and animal fat (Bacteroides) versus carbohydrates (Prevotella).” (2) Even after 10 days of switching diets “enterotype identity remained stable”.

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3 Responses to TMI?

  1. Kapil Ranade says:

    So perhaps we humans should start eating paper to recycle it – soon enough cellulose digesting bacteria will arrive in out bellies!!

  2. Rajini Rao says:

    Perhaps we will evolve multiple stomachs like the ruminants! Let me chew the cud on that for a while….

  3. Martha E Fay says:

    This looks very interesting – but too late for me to read – sent it to myself as an email. Thanks Rajini.

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