Digestive System Bacteria May Be Linked to Weight Gain

Digestive System Bacteria May Be Linked to Weight Gain
News
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 7:49am

Ever wonder why some people can eat anything and never gain weight, while others gain ten pounds just looking at a dessert? Scientists have wondered too and now new research finds it could have something to do with bacteria in the body.
 

Researchers have identified 26 different types of bacteria in the human digestive system that appear to be linked to obesity. They believe these bacteria could cause a condition known as Metabolic Syndrome which is made up of different factors and which increases the risk of heart problems and diabetes.
 

Comments News Comments

Post new Comment