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Dietary fiber intervention on gut microbiota composition in healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Dysfunction of the gut microbiota is frequently reported as a manifestation of chronic diseases, and therefore presents as a modifiable risk factor in their development. Diet is a major regulator of the gut microbiota, and certain types of dietary fiber may modify bacterial numbers and metabolism, including short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) generation.

A systematic review and meta-analysis were undertaken to assess the effect of dietary fiber interventions on gut microbiota composition in healthy adults.

 

Read the full paper here: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/107/6/965/4994271