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Blame Bacteria If You Start Putting on Weight, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Study



12/19/2012 7:19:10 AM

Chinese researchers have identified a bacteria which may cause obesity, according to a new paper suggesting diets that alter the presence of microbes in humans could combat the condition. Researchers in Shanghai found that mice bred to be resistant to obesity even when fed high-fat foods became excessively overweight when injected with a kind of human bacteria and subjected to a rich diet.

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