U. of I. News: Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports

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12/4/17

Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports

Two studies – one in mice and the other in human subjects – offer the first definitive evidence that exercise alone can change the composition of microbes in the gut. The studies were designed to isolate exercise-induced changes from other factors – such as diet or antibiotic use – that might alter the intestinal microbiota.

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