Harmful Bacterial Metabolites

Gut bacteria that feed on healthy food appear to amplify the nutritional benefits of those foods. However, they also appear to amplify the undesirable effects of unhealthy food. 

Aug 1, 2011
Michelle G. Rooks and Wendy S. Garrett

Infographic: Harmful Bacterial Metabolites
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ANDREW SWIFT

Gut bacteria that feed on healthy food appear to amplify the nutritional benefits of those foods. However, they also appear to amplify the undesirable effects of unhealthy food. Here are a few examples.

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