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Gut bacteria’s fatty acid boosts immune system, reducing inflammation

Researchers in Japan have carried out a mouse study that reveals a mechanism through which gut bacteria influence the immune system’s role in reducing inflammation. The mechanism works via a fatty acid known as butyrate, which results when the bacteria digest dietary fiber.
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Reducing Car Travel As Effective As Cutting Calories

Maintaining a healthy weight during the holiday season, or aiming to complete a healthy New Year’s resolution, can be achieved by avoiding classic holiday sweets such as cookies or candy, and also long car rides, suggests new research in the journal Preventive Medicine. As the holiday season commences, weight is a common issue…
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