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You are what you eat: Why the future of nutrition is personal for everyone

Scientific research is proving that everyone is unique and that there is no one true diet that works for all

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Tim Spector | The Conversation
Humans are complicated, and there are many things that influence our health. There are things we can’t change, like our age or genetic makeup, and the things we can, such as our choice of food and drink. There are also the trillions of bacteria that live in our guts – collectively known as the microbiome – that have a significant impact on our health and digestion.
The foods we eat are mixtures of many nutrients that affect the body and microbiome in different ways, so unravelling the relationship between diet, metabolism and health is no simple matter. A

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 8:49 AM IST

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