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A New Discovery in Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

If you find it almost impossible to lose weight or struggle with chronic obesity, your gut bacteria could be to blame. The inner ecology of your digestive system can directly influence serious health conditions like obesity and diabetes!

Recently, scientists have started to speculate that gut bacteria may play an essential role in the development of obesity, insulin resistance, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).1

You may not be familiar with NAFLD, but it is currently the most common liver disease worldwide, both in adults and in children, including 20% of the American population.2, 3

Gut bacteria may influence obesity and diabetes.

So far, instead of understanding what causes fatty liver, we only have a list of disorders that are associated with it. For example:

  • Insulin resistance
  • Obesity
  • Hyperlipidemia, or high cholesterol
  • Diabetes mellitus (type II)
  • High blood pressure

Unhealthy Gut Bacteria Contribute to Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and NAFLD

As it turns out, gut bacteria can play a deciding role in whether or not an individual struggles with weight loss.

Studies have found that both obese mice and obese human beings are more likely to carry a specific type of bacteria.4, 5 On the other hand, mice and humans that are thin and slender have an entirely different microbial community populating the gut.6

As scientists looked deeper into the role that bacteria play in the development of obesity, they determined that changing the inner ecology of the gut with antibiotics, prebiotics, and probiotics can directly influence the development of obesity, diabetes, and NAFLD.7

Other studies have found that changing the gut bacteria in mice with insulin resistance creates NAFLD.8 Insulin resistance is often a precursor to type II diabetes.


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