Gut Microbiota

Microbiota is the good (and bad bacteria) in your gut. Every human being carry about 1-2kg of gut microbiota representing a number of cells far bigger than all our body cells together. Here we provide the latest science on the relation between nutrition, gut microbiome, immune system and human health.

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NNIW42 - PROBIOTICS, OTHER NUTRITIONAL FACTORS, AND INTESTINAL MICROFLORA

The 42nd Nestle Nutrition Workshop, held in Beijing, China, in May 1997, is the basis for this book. In a most…

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Nestlé Annales Vol 78 - Gut Microbiota: No Longer the Forgotten Organ

While the gut microbiota was once called “the forgotten organ” [1], it is no longer forgotten. On the contrary, it is a…

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Milk, Mucosal Immunity and the Microbiome: Impact on the Neonate

Lactation and the process of breastfeeding has been integral to the survival and long-term well-being of neonates and…

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NNIW03 - Nutritional Adaptation of the Gastrointestinal Track of the Newborn

The gastrointestinal tract is an incredibly important organ, one of the primary organs in contact with the environment…

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The Benefits of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) on Immunity

Human milk contains bioactive components that confer protection on the newborn. These include complex carbohydrates…

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NUTRITION ACADEMY FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES

The Nutrition Academy, e-learning program is a compilation of some basic areas of nutrition knowledge Healthcare…

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THE ROLE OF THE MATERNAL MICROBIOME IN GUT DEVELOPMENT

The first 1000 days of an infant's life, from conception to the age of two, are a critical period for growth and…

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ROLE OF DIET IN SHAPING THE INFANT MICROBIOME

This topic could explore the impact of different types of infant feeding, such as breastfeeding, formula feeding, and…

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Microbiome Immune System

The microbiome acts as instructor and arbiter of host immunity, while the immune system regulates colonization with…