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Specific microbiota identified which prevents obesity.

A study from researchers at the University of Utah Health identifies a specific class of gut microbiota that prevents obesity in mice.

Obesity and its associated illness type 2 diabetes have reached epidemic proportions worldwide. Meanwhile, increased food intake and lack of exercise are two main contributing factors to obesity. Additionally, past research firmly establishes an important role of gut microbiota in metabolic disorders. In spite of this, the link between the gut microbiota and obesity is unknown. Gut microbiota prevents obesity

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