Walnuts: a natural prebiotic with many beneficial properties

Walnuts have a high content of omega-3 fatty acids, fibers and vitamins, and they could reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular diseases and colon cancer. This protection is partly afforded by intestinal bacteria.   Walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds have many beneficial properties. Daily c...

The intestinal microbiota involved in metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome refers to a group of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and diabetes: an elevated waist measurement, hypertriglyceridemia, low HDL cholesterol,  increased blood pressure and fasting blood glucose. Changes in the intestinal microbiota have previously been associ...
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