For a Healthy Gut Microbiome, Drink Red Wine and Eat Chocolate

by Parent Co. May 02, 2016

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Diversity is good for your gut — and red wine might help. In a pair of studies published Thursday in Science, researchers from Belgium and the Netherlands present the most comprehensive work on the human microbiome to date. After studying the poop of thousands of citizen volunteers, they've mapped out the species of bacteria that live inside their guts — and linked some of those bacteria to associated lifestyle factors.
Source: Why drinking red wine and eating chocolate might be good for your gut | Science | News | The Independent



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