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Select Articles on the Relationship Between Probiotics and Body Weight
How Refrigerators Make us Fat
This article explores the history of probiotic foods, highlighting their origins in accidental fermentation and their evolution as a food preservation technique. The human gut and gut flora have developed a symbiosis with probiotic foods, which may have implications for gut health and weight management. Technological advancements like canning and refrigeration led to a decline in probiotic consumption, potentially contributing to the obesity epidemic. Embracing probiotic-rich foods could help address modern health challenges related to gut health and obesity.
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