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About Gut Microbiota

Numerous studies have been published on the impact of factors such as nutrition in early life, mode of delivery and antibiotic intake during this critical period and for future health. With that in mind, scientists have reviewed all the scientific data available on the impact of early life nutrition on the gut microbiota and the long-lasting effects on the brain.

According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, celiac disease affects 1 in 100 people worldwide. To mark International Coeliac Day, GMFH interviews Dr Elena Verdú from McMaster University (Canada), who explains some key facts about the condition.

Food, and its food components, nutrients or additives, can affect the composition and function of the gut microbiota. This article provides a summary of the food components that contribute to optimal microbiota health and explains how they can impact it.

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According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, celiac disease affects 1 in 100 people worldwide. To mark International Coeliac Day, GMFH interviews Dr Elena Verdú from McMaster University (Canada), who explains some key facts about the condition.

Food, and its food components, nutrients or additives, can affect the composition and function of the gut microbiota. This article provides a summary of the food components that contribute to optimal microbiota health and explains how they can impact it.

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While we have known for a while that a diet consisting of fiber-rich foods reduces the risk of developing chronic diseases and lowers people’s mortality rate, scientists have only recently started elucidating why fiber is beneficial for human health. This article clarifies the definition and health implications of the closely related terms fiber, MACs and prebiotics.

The gut microbiome is a potential target of interest for scientists in managing obesity and related metabolic diseases. Scientists have isolated a new-bacterium highly prevalent in the human gut and showing benefits for host metabolism.

The gut microbiota has emerged as a potential target in managing stroke. New observational findings in Chinese patients with acute ischemic stroke found reduced short-chain fatty acid levels are associated with an increased risk of 90-day poor functional outcomes.