Gut microbes contribute to recurrent 'yo-yo' obesity

Researchers have shown in mice that intestinal microbes — collectively termed the gut microbiome — play an unexpectedly important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain, and that this common phenomenon may in the future be prevented or treated by altering the composition or function of the microbiome….

Researchers have shown in mice that intestinal microbes — collectively termed the gut microbiome — play an unexpectedly important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain, and that this common phenomenon may in the future be prevented or treated by altering the composition or function of the microbiome….