Fibre and Fibre Breakdown Products as Microbial and Immune Defence Modulators

Published on: 12/10/2020
Author/s : M.J. Rodríguez-Lagunas and F.J. Pérez-Cano / Secció de Fisiologia, Departament de Bioquímica i Fisiologia, Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències de l’Alimentació, Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Barcelona, Spain; Institut de Recerca en Nutrició i Seguretat Alimentària (INSA), Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain.


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December 10, 2020
Thanks for the great insight Dr. Francisco.

Recently we observed some higher performance on challenged trial, when the presence bacteria of Akkermansia muciniphila is higher.

Have you observed this bacteria?

Best regards,
February 16, 2021
Thank you Dr Francisco for sharing your ideas.
Let me add something
Dietary fibers have many beneficial properties you discussed above, moreover the undigested fibers can trap the microbes by thier moving sites flagella and eliminate them from intestine.
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