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Frequently Asked Questions

In this article you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topics covered during this week. 1. Obesity is caused by overeating or eating the wrong foods; …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this article you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topics covered during this week. 1. Are all cheeses fermented? Yes, all cheeses are fermented, from …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this article you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topics covered during this week 1. What’s the difference between microbiota and microbiome? Microbiota refers only …

FAQs

Foods as vectors of microorganisms (fermented foods) Activities 2.2-2.6 I cannot see the quiz. Apologies if you cannot see the exercise, this may be due to your fire wall settings, …

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OBESITY IS CAUSED BY OVEREATING OR EATING THE WRONG FOODS; WHAT IS THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE’S ROLE IN THIS PROCESS? There is much evidence that links obesity with inflammation. In obesity, …

Week 1

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MICROBIOTA AND MICROBIOME Microbiota refers only to collection of microorganisms in a specific environment. For example the term intestinal microbiota refers only to the collection of archaea, fungi, …

How the gut microbiota can be studied?

Are you curios to know how the gut microbiota/microbiome can be analysed? In this video we will show you the technologies nowadays available to determine this, starting from the type …

The Western Diet

What is the impact of the Western diet on our microbiota/microbiome? In this video you will be introduced to this topic and you will learn the effects of foods rich …

The Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most famous diets known worldwide and it is considered healthy. But, what is its effect on the human microbiota and microbiome? In this …

Journey of food

This video gives an overview of what you will learn this week, we will understand the essential role our gut microbiota has in the digestion of our food and how …

Timeline of fermented foods

Fermented foods have a long history. The first evidences of fermented products date back to 7000 BC and since then humans have used fermentation as a process that allows to …

Impact of diet in shaping gut microbiota

Probably you know already that food and diet can largely affect the human microbiota and microbiome. In this video we introduce some studies which clearly demonstrate that the food we …

The Faecal Microbiota Transplant

Our microbiome can protect us against infections, however, antibiotic treatment is one of the most common risk factors for contracting a Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) due to the depletion of …