Can’t Lose Weight? 3 Ways Your Gut Bacteria Could Be to Blame
A diverse community of organisms means you have all sorts of bacteria that help with certain roles. The work is divided and you know how that saying goes: many hands make light work. So when you have a diverse group of just the right microbes – your energy production is up, your metabolism is running like a dream, and you feel fantastic. Scientists have found that certain gut microbes help shape your body and keep obesity at bay. A recent study on “intestinal microbiota alterations” in obese individuals suggests “it may be possible to intervene in obesity by targeting the gut microbiota.”1 One day we might even be able to lose weight by simply adding certain bacteria to the gut microbiome.
Jul 22, 2018