Resistant starch is a highly fermentable fiber, although it’s considered to be an insoluble fiber. What is more interesting is the fact that the food source of resistant starch matters, as scientists show not all foods that are high in resistant starch drive identical changes in gut microbiota’s functional diversity.

An update on the microbiome and allergic diseases

31 Dec 2018

by Marina Pérez-Gordo

This article has been coauthored by Marina Pérez-Gordo, Cristobalina Mayorga and Mariona Pascal. Allergic diseases include heterogenous inflammatory pathologies such as respiratory, cutaneous and food allergies. They are characterized by an immunological response with T lymphocytes as the main effector

In 2018, the Gut Microbiota for Health (GMFH) digital community has reached an audience that includes scientists, healthcare professionals, and the general public, with 60,000 visits every month from all over the world. These changes reflect an increased awareness of