Dysbiosis & Obesity

Why Your Gut Microbiome Could Hold the Key to Solving the Obesity Epidemic


Until only a few years ago, medical science taught doctors that the three to five pounds of bacteria that are housed in our digestive system played a limited role in our well-being.

Obesity and the gut microbiome: Striving for causality

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Signaling between the brain and the gastrointestinal system is essential for energy homeostasis, with imbalances in gut-brain signaling being linked to diseases such as type 2 diabetes and obesity.