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Submission + - Gut bacteria in slim people extract more nutrients (bbc.co.uk)

Beeftopia writes: Researchers discovered that inserting gut bacteria from obese people into mice without gut bacteria led to the mice becoming obese. Gut bacteria from slim people inserted into the same mice did not lead to mouse obesity. The researchers concluded that gut bacteria from the slim people were more efficient at extracting nutrients from food than those of the obese.
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Gut bacteria in slim people extract more nutrients

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