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Grey TEM image show mitochondria and organelles between two groups of T cells
Fatty Feasts May Come at an Immune Cost
Dietary changes rapidly alter T cell metabolism, but the effects can be reversed.
Fatty Feasts May Come at an Immune Cost
Fatty Feasts May Come at an Immune Cost

Dietary changes rapidly alter T cell metabolism, but the effects can be reversed.

Dietary changes rapidly alter T cell metabolism, but the effects can be reversed.

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A button-mushroom on the tip of a fork.
The Immune System Helps with Digestion
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Jan 17, 2024 | 3 min read
A special type of immune cell aids digestion of chitin, a fiber found in mushrooms and insects.
A top-down view of bowls filled various high-fiber foods such as rice, corn, seeds, and cereal sitting on a wooden table.
Different Dietary Fibers Affect the Body in Unique Ways
Rachael Moeller Gorman | May 3, 2022 | 4 min read
Acting through the microbiome, the fiber arabinoxylan reduces cholesterol in many people, while another fiber, called long-chain inulin, increases inflammation, a study finds.
Low-Gluten Diet Alters the Human Microbiome
Catherine Offord | Nov 13, 2018 | 1 min read
A study of Danish adults reveals moderate changes in the abundance of multiple gut bacteria species, but the results might not be due to reduced gluten per se.
Microbiome Differences Between Farmers and City-Dwellers Start Early
Shawna Williams | Jun 5, 2018 | 2 min read
Compared with their urban counterparts, babies and toddlers in rural Nigeria have gut microbiota that more closely resembles that of adults in their community.
High-Fiber Diet Shifts Gut Microbes, Lowering Blood Sugar in Diabetics
Ashley Yeager | Mar 8, 2018 | 2 min read
New findings suggest that promoting the growth of fiber-loving bacteria may help manage type 2 diabetes.
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