Diets high in fiber associated with less antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria

  11 May 2022

Healthy adults who eat a diverse diet with at least 8-10 grams of soluble fiber a day have fewer antibiotic-resistant microbes in their guts, according to a new study. The results lead directly to the idea that modifying the diet has the potential to be a new weapon in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. And this does not require eating some exotic diet, but eating a diverse diet, adequate in fiber, a diet that some Americans already eat.

Further reading: Science News
Author(s): US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service
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