Breath test determines if you’ll be overweight

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A simple breath test may some day be able to tell if you will be overweight in the future.

The test assesses the amount of bacterial overgrowth in your stomach.

Breath samples with higher levels of methane and hydrogen belonged to people with a higher BMI and more body fat.

Scientists say the findings suggest when someone has an unbalanced bacteria level,

They may be more apt to gain and keep on weight.


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