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Apr 15, 2020

Episode 135 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "The Microbiome" with Dr Jens Walter PhD (University College Cork, Ireland) and Dr Orla O'Sullivan PhD, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ireland).


Discussion Topics Include:

  • The Microbiome: An overview
  • Lifestyle-induced microbiome depletion and impact on health
  • The "Fibre Gap": Low-fibre diet as a key driver of microbiome depletion
  • Establishing what constitutes a healthy human gut microbiome: state of the evidence and translational issues
  • Environmental, clinical, and nutritional factors and the microbiome
  • Exercise and associated dietary extremes impact on gut microbial diversity

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