Nutrigenomics and IBD: the intestinal microbiota at the cross-road between inflammation and metabolism.

@article{Haller2010NutrigenomicsAI,
  title={Nutrigenomics and IBD: the intestinal microbiota at the cross-road between inflammation and metabolism.},
  author={Dirk Haller},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 Suppl 1},
  pages={S6-9}
}
Nutrition-related factors together with components of the gut-associated microbial ecosystem (gut microbiota) emerge as prime environmental triggers for the development and modification of lifestyle-related chronic diseases including chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Although a variety of susceptibility genes were identified in genome-wide association studies, the impact of environmental factors in initiating or… CONTINUE READING