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Fermented foods are trendy and consuming them is good for your gut health. Learn more about the science behind fermented foods, their beneficial effects, and why not all qualify as probiotics.

Since its creation in 2018, World Microbiome Day has been launched on all continents to raise awareness to the general public and researchers of the importance of microbial diversity for humans, animals, plants and planet health. #WorldMicrobiomeDay 2020 celebrates the diversity of diet and gut microbiota as a good indicator of better health and well-being.

Getting to know your gut microbiota

24 Jun 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

Do you know the surface of your digestive tract? How many kilos does it weigh? A new infographic from GMFH gives an overview of the fascinating world of gut bacteria.

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COVID-19 has led to renewed interest in how to support immunity and the role of food in ensuring the immune system is ready to react. Taking care of your immune system is not only important during a pandemic, but also for every stage of life (Part 2).

What kind of diet promotes gut health? Are ‘superfoods’ good for your gut microbiota? Is what is good for your health also good for the planet? In an interview at the 9th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit, Kevin Whelan answers our questions.

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Meal ingestion usually induces a wealth of sensations before, during and afterwards. A new brain imaging study reveals sex-specific differences in subjective responses to a palatable meal at thalamic and insular connectivity level in healthy individuals.

From hunter-gathering to agriculture and industrialization, the gut microbiome has evolved under diet and lifestyle pressures. An Ireland-based team finds that housing conditions are a major factor within the Irish Traveller ethnic minority, determining both gut microbiome make-up and its link with metabolic diseases.

How pregnancy can impact an offspring’s gut microbiota is unknown. New research reveals that children born to mothers with IBD present an altered gut microbiota composition and lower diversity, transferring abnormalities in the adaptive immune system to germ-free mice.