Gut Microbiota News Watch is a section dedicated to expanding knowledge about gut microbiota’s importance for health and quality of life among the media and society in general. Using clear and easy-to-understand language, our aim is to keep our readers up-to-date on the latest facts and news about gut microbiota.

Fermented foods are an increasing focus of interest for both scientists and consumers. Few modern foods are a significant source of live microbes, and fermented foods can be the exception. What do we know about how those dietary microbes impact our gut microbiota and our health?

Get to know the Lactobacilli family

2 Dec 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

This infographic lets you find out more about Lactobacillus, one of gut microbiota’s main microorganisms, along with information on how it functions and in which foods it is present.

Defending gut microbiota diversity for better health

25 Nov 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

A diverse gut microbiota consists of different types of microorganisms that produce thousands of powerful compounds and coexist harmoniously in the habitat of the host gut.

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.

4 basics facts about fermented foods

2 Nov 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

From sourdough bread to kefir, fermented foods are a hot topic! But do you know exactly where they come from or what their benefits are and what is their link to the gut microbiota?

How to eat for a diverse microbiota

29 Oct 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

Did you know that diet is one of the key factors that influence the composition of the gut microbiota? A new infographic from GMFH gives you the basics on the link between nutrition, gut microbiota and diversity.

Scientists have started to investigate the role gut microbiota might play in either protecting against COVID-19 or on the contrary in increasing vulnerability to severe symptomatic disease. Any conclusions would be highly relevant to preventing increased mortality among elderly nursing home residents.