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Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

By Nikki Hancocks

The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study, suggesting a child's risk of obesity may to start during pregnancy.

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Designer corn shows 'promising' results in mouse model of IBD

By Danielle Masterson

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic intestinal inflammatory condition that has seen an uptick in recent years. There are over 3 million IBD sufferers in the United States alone, much of which can be attributed to the Western diet. Researchers...

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Plant or animal protein: What's healthiest for people and planet?

By Nikki Hancocks

Animal sources of protein are more potent than vegan sources for stimulating muscle growth but their significant impact on climate change means plant sources will be key for future diets, researchers will be told later this week as part of an online physiology...

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Prebiotic and probiotic interventions may ease depression in adults

By Danielle Masterson

Millions of people suffer from depression across the globe. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness each year. The most common treatment methods for depression are antidepressant...

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