High-fat diet ‘increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease’

A high-fat “western” diet weakens the ability of the immune system to fight infectious disease particularly in the gut, leaving people more at risk of food poisoning, according to researchers at University College Cork (UCC).

A high-fat "western" diet weakens the ability of the immune system to fight infectious disease particularly in the gut, leaving people more at risk of food poisoning, according to researchers at University College Cork (UCC).