The prebiotic concept and human health: a changing landscape with riboflavin as a novel prebiotic candidate?

@article{Steinert2016ThePC,
  title={The prebiotic concept and human health: a changing landscape with riboflavin as a novel prebiotic candidate?},
  author={Robert E. Steinert and Mehdi Sadaghian Sadabad and Hermie J.M. Harmsen and Peter Weber},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={70},
  pages={1348-1353}
}
Emerging evidence suggests that the gut microbiota has a critical role in both the maintenance of human health and the pathogenesis of many diseases. Modifying the colonic microbiota using functional foods has attracted significant research effort and product development. The pioneering concept of prebiotics, as introduced by Gibson and Roberfroid in the 1990s, emphasized the importance of diet in the modulation of the gut microbiota and its relationships to human health. Increasing knowledge… 
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