‘Adding a cup of beans’ to diet boosts gut microbiome diversity in high-risk obesity, CRC

Adding one cup of navy beans to the usual diet of individuals with obesity and a history of colorectal cancer improved gut microbiome diversity and regulated metabolites and markers related to disease, according to research in eBioMedicine.
“From a nutritional perspective, beans contain multiple dietary components that are known to stimulate the microbiome,” Carrie Daniel-MacDougall, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, told Healio. “Beyond their potential as highly effective prebiotic food, there is strong and

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