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Gut health promotes healthy aging - and this diet can help

Making a meal for your microbiome. Image: Unsplash/Louis Hansel

Paul O'Toole

Professor of Microbial Genomics, School of Microbiology and APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork

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A Mediterranean diet causes microbiome improvements in cognitive function and memory. Image: BMJ

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Those who followed the Mediterranean diet had more healthy microbes in their gut. Image: Alpha Tauri 3D Graphics/Shutterstock
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