Researchers from the University of Sydney have said that the results of a pre-clinical study conducted by the university have enhanced understanding of diet’s effect on immunity and gut health.
The Sydney University study found that high-protein diets can trigger an immune response by altering the composition and activity of the gut microbiota—a collection of microorganisms that live in the gut.
Associate Prof. Laurence Macia from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Medicine and Health at Sydney University said in a news release that the team focused on the relationship between gut microbiota and immunity.
“The focus of our work is on how the gut microbiota–the trillions of bacteria that inhabit the gut–affects the immune system,” Macia said….
Source: The Epoch Times