Food-producing animals and their health in relation to human health

  title={Food-producing animals and their health in relation to human health},
  author={Guillermo Tellez and Andrea Laukov{\'a} and Juan David Latorre and Xochitl Hernandez-Velasco and Billy Marshall Hargis and Todd Ryan Callaway},
  booktitle={Microbial ecology in health and disease},
The fields of immunology, microbiology, and nutrition converge in an astonishing way. Dietary ingredients have a profound effect on the composition of the gut microflora, which in turn regulates the physiology of metazoans. As such, nutritional components of the diet are of critical importance not only for meeting the nutrient requirements of the host, but also for the microbiome. During their coevolution, bacterial microbiota has established multiple mechanisms to influence the eukaryotic host… CONTINUE READING
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