Short-chain fatty acids

14 Jul 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

When you consume dietary fibers, it is not your body that breaks them down—it’s the bacteria in your large intestine! Important molecules produced by this bacterial activity are called short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), which comprise a maximum of six carbon

Gut Microbiota and nutrition

13 Apr 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

The power of food to impact your health is not a new idea, but it is only with emerging research on the human gut microbiota that scientists are beginning to understand exactly how this happens. Whether you eat a strawberry

Why diets do not have the same effect in different individuals has long been a mystery in the field of nutrition. Different studies in recent years have shed some light on the issue, highlighting the role gut microbiota plays in