Posts Tagged "Fast food kills gut bacteria"

Fast food kills gut bacteria that can keep you slim, book claims

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

You probably didn’t need another reason to avoid fast food, but a prominent British researcher has one for you. While highly processed ingredients and huge portions typically aren’t doing you any favors, new information says they can also kill off beneficial gut bacteria that help burn calories. The findings are the result of research into the links between gut bacteria and health conducted by genetic epidemiology professor Tim Spector of King’s College London. He found that diets composed of a relatively small number of ingredients, most of which are highly processed, are toxic to these...

Read More