Kristina Campbell

About Kristina Campbell

Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

Dr. Philippe Sansonetti, current chair of microbiology and infectious diseases at Collège de France, hosted a Microbiome and Nutrition symposium in June, 2014. At the event, esteemed researchers exchanged ideas and presented microbiome research from all over the world. As

This study, which appeared in Gut, explored how diet and exercise correlate with differences in the gut microbiota.   The researchers collected faecal and blood samples from professional rugby athletes (male elite professional players) that were compared with control subjects

This article, from The Gordon Lab at Washington University in St. Louis, investigated the gut microbiota of Bangladeshi children who had experienced severe acute malnutrition (SAM). SAM is defined by anthropometric measurements; those children with weight-for-height Z-scores (WHZ) below three

Prof. Patrice Cani, of Belgium’s Université catholique de Louvain, is involved in the Metabolism and Nutrition research group of the Louvain Drug Research Institute. He investigates the role of the gut microbiota in the development of metabolic disorders: obesity, type

Dr. Stephen Collins is a gastroenterologist and a researcher at McMaster University in Canada. Collins’ recent studies on the functional relevance of the gut microbiota, in collaboration with Dr. R. DePalma & Dr. P. Bercik, were recently presented at the

The 2014 World Digestive Health Day

9 May 2014

by Kristina Campbell

The World Gastroenterology Organisation has designated May 29, 2014 as this year’s World Digestive Health Day (WDHD). On this occasion, professionals across the globe will highlight gut health for the public and bring awareness to the profession of gastroenterology. Since