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New ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued

By Kim Kaplan
July 11, 2019

That a new study has revealed for the first time how diet and bacteria may interact to prolong chronic diarrhea in rhesus macaques suffering from gastrointestinal diseases of unknown causes similar to the way humans do is part of the latest issue of the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Food and Nutrition Research Briefs.

The latest issue, which reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide, can be found at:

Among other findings, the current issue reports:

ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs is available on the web. Readers can sign up for either of two email options: They can receive the full text of the newsletter by email or simply an advisory when a new issue has been posted online.

For more information contact Kim Kaplan, ARS Office of Communications.

The Agricultural Research Service is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Daily, ARS focuses on solutions to agricultural problems affecting America. Each dollar invested in agricultural research results in $20 of economic impact.