Sunday November 8th, 2015 13:01 Many Antibiotics Are Headed Straight For Your Gut—And That Could Be Making You Fat

“Antibiotics may plump up cows, pigs, chickens, mice and humans alike,” reports Science News. “For decades, low doses of antibiotics have been given to livestock to make the animals grow and bulk up faster, but no one really knew how the drugs promoted growth. Now, researchers led by microbiologist Martin Blaser at the New York University School of Medicine report online August 22 in Nature that …

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