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Reportage: Bacteria - important for the gut feeling

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In the large population study Malmö Offspring Study, researchers try to find out how our intestinal flora is affected by diet and what significance this has for health.

- We have about one and a half kilos of bacteria in the intestines, says Louise Brunkwall - PhD. student in diabetes and cardiovascular disease and genetic epidemiology. Please read the entire report here.