Differences in gut microbiota composition between obese and lean children: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Bervoets2013DifferencesIG,
  title={Differences in gut microbiota composition between obese and lean children: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Liene Bervoets and Kim Van Hoorenbeeck and Ineke Kortleven and Caroline Van Noten and Niel Hens and Carl Vael and Herman Goossens and Kristine N. Desager and Vanessa Vankerckhoven},
  booktitle={Gut pathogens},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND An altered gut microbiota composition has recently been linked to obesity. The principal aim of this study is to investigate and compare the gut microbiota composition in obese and lean children. Secondly, associations between analysed gut bacterial species, dietary compounds, energy intake and biochemical blood parameters are evaluated… CONTINUE READING