White Paper: Human microbiota as an important modulator of gut health

A detailed look at why the gut (and more specifically its microbiota) is the dominant influencer of digestive health.

A white paper for anyone eager to provide consumers with the means to improve their gut health easily.

The gut exerts influence on health and well-being in many ways, but is, in turn, affected by numerous factors.

Understanding these factors and their impact on the gut microbiota—the collection of bacteria that reside in the human gut—is critical to understanding overall gut health.

Download Human microbiota as an important modulator of gut health today and learn:

  • Why the gut (and more specifically its microbiota) is the dominant influencer of digestive health, and one of the topics of most concern to consumers today
  • Which factors can influence gut microbiota and its potential impact on digestive health
  • Why prebiotics* and probiotics** have shown themselves to be popular solutions that positively influence the gut and, in turn, digestive health

*The scientific definition of a prebiotic is “A substrate that is selectively utilized by host microorganisms conferring a health benefit.” Gibson, GR., et al. Expert consensus document: The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of prebiotics. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Aug;14(8): 491–502. Whether the claim prebiotic can be used on consumer products depends on local legislation.
**The scientific definition of a probiotic is “live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host.” Hill, C., et al. The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics consensus statement on the scope and appropriate use of the term probiotic. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Aug:11(8): 506–514. Whether the claim probiotic can be used on consumer products depends on local legislation.

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