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What You Eat May Help Shape Your Personality

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A recent study that includes researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health has taken a step toward showing there may be some truth to the old adage “you are what you eat.”

The study, which was published recently in the journal Nutrients, suggests there are distinct bacteria and metabolomes associated with each personality trait.

“This reinforces many of the public health concepts related to nutrition and health,” said Matthew Lee Smith, associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and one of the researchers on the study. “Gut microbiome may ...