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. 

Michelle G. Rooks and Wendy S. Garrett
Jul 31, 2011

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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