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Just as many emotions—fear, anxiety, love—are felt in the gut, your microbes can also influence your brain and emotions. Taking care of your gut may help prevent some mental illnesses.

Gut health benefits begin in pregnancy

10 Nov 2021

by Cristina Sáez

Assumed for a long-time immune system training started after birth, when mom’s microbiota started colonizing the newborn, Yale University scientists point out that process may have begun much earlier, in utero.

Restrictive diets in terms of calories and nutrients are widespread among people. Although this type of diets could help with weight loss in the short term, their long-term effects on the gut microbiome and overall health remain unknown.

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GMFH 2021: The 10 most viewed articles of the year

5 Jan 2022

by GMFH Editing Team

Our selection of the most popular content of the year is already a classic and a great way to remember the important advances and new developments in our knowledge about the gut microbiota. In the case of 2021, we have been witness to some interesting debates that reinforce the gut microbiome’s impact on overall health.

Gut health benefits begin in pregnancy

10 Nov 2021

by Cristina Sáez

Assumed for a long-time immune system training started after birth, when mom’s microbiota started colonizing the newborn, Yale University scientists point out that process may have begun much earlier, in utero.

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Research & Practice

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Despite the global focus on COVID-19, 2021 was also a productive year in gut microbiome research. In this “2021 Year at a glance” report, discover emerging trends in postbiotics, the role of beneficial microbes in dietary guidelines, diet-related tools for shaping the gut microbiome and the potential role of newly identified probiotics in obesity and functional dyspepsia.

As we look back, we can certainly say that 2021 has been a productive year for gut microbiome research. In this last post of the year, we bring you key articles from our blog and studies on major advances in the role of the gut microbiome in maintaining health and helping to manage gut and immune-related diseases. We will also look at the therapeutic potential of probiotics, prebiotics and postbiotics for your clinical practice.

The 10th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit will take place on March 12 and 13 2022 in Washington D.C., USA and via livestream. Discover the scientific program and workshop sessions, which focus on the uniqueness of our gut microbiomes and advances in personalized approaches to modifying the gut microbiome for promoting health and mitigating disease.