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on April 30, 2016 in World News

Wine & coffee are good for your gut, scientists say

Dutch scientists have put a new spin on the Victorian mantra “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A cup of coffee or a glass of wine also appear to help maintain “good” bacteria in the gut, a new study has found. Large-scale DNA analysis enabled researchers to examine what factors affect the diversity of the microbiome, the intestinal bacterial community unique to each individual. Coffee and wine can increase the diversity of gut bacteria, while whole milk or a high-calorie diet can decrease it. Read more Most alcohol industry profits come from problem drinkers – studies “In...

Dutch scientists have put a new spin on the Victorian mantra “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A cup of coffee or a glass of wine also appear to help maintain “good” bacteria in the gut, a...

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