Gut microbiota composition correlates with diet and health in the elderly.

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Alterations in intestinal microbiota composition are associated with several chronic conditions, including obesity and inflammatory diseases. The microbiota of older people displays greater inter-individual variation than that of younger adults. Here we show that the faecal microbiota composition from 178 elderly subjects formed groups, correlating with… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature11319

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