Fiber-Fermenting Bacteria Improve Health of Type 2 Diabetes Patients "Promotion of a select group of gut bacteria by a diet high in diverse fibers led to better blood glucose control, greater weight loss and better lipid levels in people with type 2 diabetes. The study, underway for six years, provides evidence that eating more of the right dietary fibers may rebalance the gut microbiota, or the ecosystem of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract that help digest food and are important for overall human health." Read more: Image: Tao Liu & Xiaoyan Pang/Shanghai Jiao Tong University #Science #RibbitingScience

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