bacteria http://wwno.org en Thriving Gut Bacteria Linked To Good Health http://wwno.org/post/thriving-gut-bacteria-linked-good-health There's no magic elixir for healthy aging, but here's one more thing to add to the list: good gut health.<p>A <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vnfv/ncurrent/full/nature11319.html">study</a> published in the latest issue of <em>Nature</em> finds diet may be key to promoting diverse communities of beneficial bacteria in the guts of older people.<p>To evaluate this, researchers analyzed the microbiota, or gut bacteria, of 178 older folks, mostly in their 70s and 80s.<p>Some of the people were living in their own homes, and their diets were rich in fiber, fruits, vegetables, grains, p Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:52:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 15813 at http://wwno.org