Diet is important in changing the microbiome

By Mark D'Antonio.

Here’s a link to a recent Time magazine article on the microbiome:

http://time.com/5360407/microbiome-diet-gut-health/

It references work by our customer, Krzysztof Czaja.

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The biggest study that's been done in mouse nutrition in 50 years by John Speakman, PhD

By Mark D'Antonio.

In a landmark paper published in Cell Metabolism in September of 2018,  John Speakman, (with joint appointments at University of Aberdeen and the Chinese Academy of Sciences) et al., studied the effects of 29 different diets that varied in...

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Dr. Pellizzon and Dr. Ricci published in Current Protocols in Toxicology

By Mark D'Antonio.

Our invited paper entitled “Effects of Rodent Diet Choice and Fiber Type on Data Interpretation of Gut Microbiome and Metabolic Disease Research” is available online as an epub and was made open access by Current Protocols in Toxicology.

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Research Diets scientist quoted in Nature article

By Mark D'Antonio.

In last month’s Nature Medicine, Dan Engber wrote a nice article about the efforts to standardize high-fat diets to make rodents obese, and the pitfalls of a ‘one diet fits all’ approach. He also points out the lack of attention that is generally...

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Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

By Mark D'Antonio.

Research Diets formulated diets for the Gewirtz lab referenced in this article http://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/science/food-fiber-microbiome-inflammation.html

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The common use of improper control diets in diet-induced metabolic disease research confounds data interpretation: the fiber factor

By Mark D'Antonio.

Diets used to induce metabolic disease are generally high in fat and refined carbohydrates and importantly, are usually made with refined, purified ingredients. However, researchers will often use a low fat grain-based (GB) diet containing...

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