Molecular link between dietary fibre, gut microbiota and health

  title={Molecular link between dietary fibre, gut microbiota and health},
  author={Jitendra Kumar and Kavita Rani and Chander Datt},
  journal={Molecular Biology Reports},
  pages={1 - 9}
Natural polysaccharides cellulose, hemicelluloses, inulin etc., galactooligosaccharides (GOS), and fructooligosaccharides (FOS) play a significant role in the improvement of gut microbiota balance and human health. These polysaccharides prevent pathogen adhesion that stimulates the immune system and gut barrier function by servicing as fermentable substrates for the gut microbiota. The gut microbiota plays a key role in the fermentation of non-digestible carbohydrates (NDCs) fibres. Moreover… 

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