King's College London
February 16 2021

Over-60s with a good appetite have more diverse and different communities of microbes in their gut than those with a poor appetite, a study has found.
The study, published today in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle from King’s College London and the University of Southampton, is the first to identify differences in gut bacteria based on appetite between otherwise healthy older adults.
Researchers also found that lower appetite was associated with reduced muscle strength and function, with gut bacteria as a potential link between the two.

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