New obesity study: Weight gain prevention using bacteria

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A new study shows hope in the fight against obesity.

Scientists at Vanderbilt are creating bacteria that act as a therapeutic compound in the gut. It prevents weight gain, even in high-fat diets. But all of it is being done with probiotics, a lot like the ones you can find in your yogurt. So far it’s only been tested on mice.

The complete study is on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s website.

For a link to the complete study CLICK HERE.

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