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Today's Daily Tip
June 20, 2018

Concentrated Calories and Gut Health: Consuming a diet that is concentrated in calories from fat and carbohydrate has been found to produce a less healthful bacterial composition in the lower intestine. A new study with rats found that eating an energy-dense "junk food" diet three days a week resulted in the same bacterial composition in the lower gut as eating that way for seven days a week. Since the rodent intestinal tract has significant differences from that of humans, it would be interesting to see if the same thing occurs in humans.

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