TITLE

The hybrid science of diet, microbes, and metabolic health

AUTHOR(S)
Shanahan, Fergus; Murphy, Eileen
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jul2011, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the interactions of diet, microbes, and fat metabolism as well as the risk of metabolic disease. The author cites evidence linking the effect of disturbances of innate immunity on microbiota which adversely influence inflammatory response and risk of obesity and diabetes. The author states that enhanced caloric extraction by the microbiota from dietary intake is a more direct mechanism linking diet, microbes and risk of obesity or metabolic health.
ACCESSION #
69619611

 

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