Nature publishes the largest study ever conducted on the gut microbiota of newborns and the impact of delivery mode, with an analysis of 1,679 gut microbiota samples from almost 600 newborns and 175 mothers.

The importance of the first 1000 days of life

10 Jul 2019

by Cristina Sáez

From the moment we are conceived until we are 1000 days old, nutrition and gut microbiota play an essential role in laying the foundations of our health later in life.

2018 has allowed a better understanding of environment-host-microbiome interactions in shaping health and disease. We’re pleased to present the new “Year at a Glance 2018” document, which summarizes the relevant advances in gut microbiota science 2018.