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Helpful Gut Microbes May Differ Based on Diet

People favoring meat tend toward different 'microbiota' than those on plant-sourced diets, study found

You are what you eat -- especially when it comes to the microbes that live in your gut.

New research shows that people who eat a diet that's high in fats and animal proteins have a certain group of bacteria that flourish in their digestive tract, while the guts of people who eat a more plant-based, higher carbohydrate fare favor other microbes.

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