Diet-Microbiota Interactions and Their Implications for Healthy Living

@inproceedings{Jeffery2013DietMicrobiotaIA,
  title={Diet-Microbiota Interactions and Their Implications for Healthy Living},
  author={Ian B. Jeffery and Paul W. O’Toole},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2013}
}
It is well established that diet influences the health of an individual and that a diet rich in plant-based foods has many advantages in relation to the health and well-being of an individual. What has been unclear until recently is the large contribution of the gut microbiota to this effect. As well as providing basic nutritional requirements, the long-term diet of an animal modifies its gut microbiota. In adults, diets that have a high proportion of fruit and vegetables and a low consumption… CONTINUE READING
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