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A sugary diet wrecks gut microbes — and their anti-obesity efforts

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A high-sugar diet encourages growth of gut bacteria that crowd out helpful microorganisms. Credit: Alena Kravchenko/EyeEm/Getty

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Nature 609, 445 (2022)



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