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Skipping a meal: consequences for the salivary microbiota?

What we eat and when we eat it can affect our microbiota. According to a recent study, the salivary microbiota of teenagers who skip meals is different from that of “regular eaters”.   We now know that our diet shapes the composition of our microbiota and, therefore, our health. While man...

The vegan diet, a health risk?

A comparative study of vegans and omnivores concludes that diet influences the salivary microbiota, which could be the source of various inflammatory diseases.   While the impact of diet on the intestinal microbiota has been the subject of many investigations, its impact on the salivary m...

Vaping and smoking: do they have the same impact on the microbiota?

According to an American study, contrary to smokers, electronic cigarette users have a similar bacterial profile to that of non-smokers, in the intestines, mouth and saliva.   Presented as an alternative to smoking, and especially as a means to stop smoking, e-cigarettes are increasingly ...
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