This edition of our newsletter begins with a new article discussing updated guidance on the definition and scope of the word ‘synbiotic’ by a panel of experts under the auspices of the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP).
Next up, a cross-sectional study now suggests that maintaining normal gut barrier function provides a new mechanism that supports the benefits of consuming yogurt. You will also come across a new study that found that bacteria in the small intestine may activate a pro-inflammatory response that prevents children from getting the calories and nutrients they need.
Finally, a new review provides an update on what recent human studies say about the role of dietary strategies in improving irritable bowel syndrome symptoms.
The GMFH publishing team