New research challenges traditional theories linking inactivity to diabetes

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New research on bacteria in the gut is challenging traditional theories that blame sedentary modern lifestyles for the dramatic rise in diabetes and other chronic diseases. 

Researchers are working on so-called 'medicinal foods' which aim to promote a proliferation of bacteria in our innards. 

Among them is Dr Eliana Marino of Monash University, who's due to present findings on diet and type one diabetes to the International Congress of Immunology in Melbourne later this week.

FEATURED: Dr Eliana Marino, Monash University

Period22 Aug 2016

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  • TitleNew research challenges traditional theories linking inactivity to diabetes
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC
    Media typeRadio
    CountryAustralia
    Date22/08/16
    DescriptionNew research on bacteria in the gut is challenging traditional theories that blame sedentary modern lifestyles for the dramatic rise in diabetes and other chronic diseases.

    Researchers are working on so-called 'medicinal foods' which aim to promote a proliferation of bacteria in our innards.

    Among them is Dr Eliana Marino of Monash University, who's due to present findings on diet and type one diabetes to the International Congress of Immunology in Melbourne later this week.
    Producer/AuthorTom Iggulden
    URLwww.abc.net.au/pm/content/2016/s4524652.htm
    PersonsEliana Marino Moreno