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Bespoke diets based on gut microbes could help beat disease and obesity
Early trial showed use of computer algorithm to produce diet tailored to a person’s unique biological make-up had benefits for pre-diabetic subjectsScientists have created bespoke diets using a computer algorithm that learns how individual bodies respond to different foods.Researchers believe the tailored diets could help stem the rising tide of diabetes, heart disease and obesity, by personalising people’s daily meals and so helping them to adopt healthy eating habits. Related: I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine Related: uBiome project will sequence the bacteria that share our bodies