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Fat? Take a Breathalyzer Test

How much a person eats may be only one of many factors that determines weight gain. A recent study suggests that a breath test profile of microorganisms inhabiting the gut may be able to tell doctors how susceptible a person is to developing obesity.

How you tell if YOU'RE one of those unlucky people? Take a breathalyzer test!...
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"Gut Feelings" are Real--Your Gut's Got a Brain of Its Own

Think you have gut feelings. Well, they're real! The gut contains 100 million neurons - more than the spinal cord. Major neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, glutamate, norephinephrine and nitric oxide are in the gut. Also two dozen small brain proteins, called neuropeptides are there along with the major cells of the immune system....

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