Your Gut Bacteria May Determine How Well You Lose Weight

Trying to lose weight? Regardless of how much you exercise, how many pounds you lose may come down to the makeup of your gut bacteria. A new study finds a person’s microbiome influences their ability to lose weight. The discovery opens the door to the development of dietary products, like yogurts, which can get your gut bacteria in line. Researchers say that the prebiotics and probiotics would burn more calories.