Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Changing to a diet heavy in animal proteins rapidly changes the makeup of the gastrointestinal microbiome, according to new research, and the changes might contribute to inflammation and disease in the intestines. Nine participants in the research tried each of two diets, one loaded with animal proteins and fats, the other with plant-based foods and plenty of fiber. NPR (12/11)