Personalized Nutrition/ Cell November 19, 2015 (Vol. 163, Issue 5)

Doctors and nutrition specialists keep telling us what foods are good and bad for our metabolism and health. But does it work for everyone? Scientists led by Eran Segal and Eran Elinav at the Weizmann Institute of Science find that, surprisingly, everyone responds to the same foods quite different because of their unique gut bacteria makeup. Good news for some people: ice cream could be healthier than sushi! Check out the Cell paper at: http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(15)01481-6.

David Zeevi, Tal Korem, Daphna Rothschild, Adina Weinberger, Niv Zmora, David Israeli, Orly Ben-Yacov, Dar Lador, Tali Avnit-Sagi, Maya Lotan-Pompan, Jotham Suez, Jemal Ali Mahdi, Elad Matot, Gal Malka, Noa Kosower, Michal Rein, Gili Zilberman-Schapira, Lenka Dohnalov√°, Meirav Pevsner-Fischer, Rony Bikovsky, Zamir Halpern, Eran Elinav, and Eran Segal (2014). Personalized Nutrition by Prediction of Glycemic Responses. Cell 163.

And read more great research at http://www.cell.com/cell/home.

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