A Probiotic for Obesity?

People with metabolic disorders may benefit from supplements of a common gut bacterium, a small pilot study suggests. By Nicholas Bakalar  NYTimes July 1, 2019 People with obesity-related disorders may benefit from supplements of a common gut bacterium, a small pilot study suggests. Researchers tested the bacterium, Akkermansia muciniphila, in 32 men and women who met the criteria for metabolic syndrome by having at least three of five conditions: high fasting blood sugar, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, low HDL (the “good”…

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