High-Fiber Diet Shifts Gut Microbes, Lowering Blood Sugar in Diabetics

Posted by: | March 13, 2018 | Comments

High-Fiber Diet Shifts Gut Microbes, Lowering Blood Sugar in Diabetics

A diet high in fiber can reshape the gut microbiome, helping people with type 2 diabetes stay healthy. A study published yesterday (March 8) in Science found that when patients with the condition ate a high-fiber diet, they had an abundance of microbial species that helped to reduce blood sugar and regulate weight compared with cohorts who ate a less fiber-rich diet.

Read more at: The Scientist






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