eBook The Gut Microbiome: Exploring the Connection between Microbes, Diet, and Health, 1st Edition

  • Ana Maria R. Moise
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  • ISBN-10: 1440842655
  • ISBN-13: 9781440842658
  • DDC: 612.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 198 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This book examines the various potential causes of imbalance in the gutmicrobiome, such as diet and other lifestyle factors, and then identifies strategies for improving human health by protecting the gut microbiota.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: A Cultural Context for Human-Microbe Symbiosis.
2: The Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Microorganisms.
3: Nutrition and the Gut Microbiota.
4: Immunity.
5: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome.
6: The Gut Microbiota and Gastrointestinal Diseases.
7: Cardiovascular Disease.
8: Microbes and the Gut-Brain Axis.
Glossary.
References and Further Reading.
Index.
About the Author.