• Probiotics improve gut microbiota dysbiosis in obese mice fed a high-fat or high-sucrose diet

    8 days ago - By Nutrition JRNL

    The prevalence of obesity has been dramatically increasing globally over decades. Obesity is caused by a complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors, and is also suggested to be the result of a long-term imbalance between energy intake and expenditure. Calorie-rich foods that are high in fat or carbohydrates combining with sedentary lifestyles are the most common factors underlying the global obesity epidemic. High-fat diets increase adipose tissue and induce metabolic and cardiovascular disorders (such as atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and hypertension )...
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