Keen to be healthier in old age? Tend your inner garden

The secret of how to live a long and healthy life has been sought after for years. New research from TwinsUK looked at the diversity of bacteria in people’s guts – the gut microbiome – to see if people who live longer, and importantly do not become frail, might have a bacterial advantage. The study used stool samples from 700 of our twins.

Read about the research in this article in The Conversation.