APC Microbiome Ireland is a research institute at the University College Cork (Ireland), which has proposed World Microbiome Day be held on June 27, in recognition of the role bacteria and gut microbiota play in our health.

Recent analyses have shown high inter-individual differences in particular bacterial groups related to obesity and these data highlight the difficulty in finding a simple taxonomic signature of obesity in the gut microbiome and predicting the most important factor driving human weight change.

Want to know what bifidobacteria can do for you or how you can increase their number? This infographic will help you learn about these key bacteria and why they are so important for your gut health.