Review article: dietary fibre–microbiota interactions

  title={Review article: dietary fibre–microbiota interactions},
  author={Hannah L. Simpson and Barry James Campbell},
  booktitle={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
BACKGROUND Application of modern rapid DNA sequencing technology has transformed our understanding of the gut microbiota. Diet, in particular plant-based fibre, appears critical in influencing the composition and metabolic activity of the microbiome, determining levels of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) important for intestinal health. AIM To assess current epidemiological, experimental and clinical evidence of how long-term and short-term alterations in dietary fibre intake impact on the… CONTINUE READING
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