Orange Pulp Eating Gut Microbes Change Up Metabolism

Can it cause a decline in fat storage?

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What is it about?

Cell (Journal)

Food Sciences

Health Sciences

The study demonstrates that certain human gut microbes can mine dietary fiber to extract nutrients that otherwise would remain inaccessible to the human body. The study illustrates how the fiber byproducts of food production—such as rinds, peels and seeds of fruits and vegetables—may be an untapped source of beneficial biomolecules that contribute to human health.