Different dietary patterns are associated with different microbiota composition profiles. Microbiota composition analyses of Western diets tend to report narrower bacterial diversity along with altered microbial profiles when compared to Mediterranean diets1. It is worth remembering that Western diets aren’t just “high in fat” or “carbohydrate-rich”, as they are often described.
In this fully referenced blog series on the human microbiome, our expert Miguel Toribio-Mateas discusses why the stability of our gut flora is as important to its diversity and shares his evidence-based clinical approach to gut health. You can read part 1 of this blog series here.
Last updated on 8th March 2021 by cytoffice