Act on your microbiota
Did you know that your body was inhabited by different microbiota?
Human microbiota contains trillions of
Living organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. They include bacteria, viruses, fungi, archaea and protozoa, and are commonly referred to as “microbes”.
What is microbiology? Microbiology Society.
, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, playing an important role to maintain you in good health1.
However, the balance of the “microbiota” can sometimes be disrupted, that’s what we call a (sidenote: Dysbiosis Generally defined as an alteration in the composition and function of the microbiota caused by a combination of environmental and individual-specific factors. Levy M, Kolodziejczyk AA, Thaiss CA, et al. Dysbiosis and the immune system. Nat Rev Immunol. 2017;17(4):219-232. ) ,2 and it can be associated with several diseases.3
You can act on your microbiota and restore its balance, helping it function properly and play its role in keeping you healthy4.
You may have already heard about “probiotics”5, but they are not the only way to modulate your microbiota.
Find out more on how to keep your microbiota balanced!
How to balance your microbiota?
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization. Health and nutritional properties of probiotics in food including powder milk with live lactic acid bacteria. World Health Organization [online], http://www.who.int/foodsafety/publications/ fs_management/en/probiotics.pdf (2001).