Effects of almond and pistachio consumption on gut microbiota composition in a randomised cross-over human feeding study

@article{Ukhanova2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of almond and pistachio consumption on gut microbiota composition in a randomised cross-over human feeding study},
  author={M. Ukhanova and Xiaoyu Wang and D. Baer and J. Novotny and M. Fredborg and V. Mai},
  journal={British Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={111},
  pages={2146 - 2152}
}
The modification of microbiota composition to a 'beneficial' one is a promising approach for improving intestinal as well as overall health. [...] Key Method We characterised microbiota in faecal samples collected from volunteers in two separate randomised, controlled, cross-over feeding studies (n 18 for the almond feeding study and n 16 for the pistachio feeding study) with 0, 1·5 or 3 servings/d of the respective nuts for 18 d. Gut microbiota composition was analysed using a 16S rRNA-based approach for…Expand
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