Nutraceuticals Europe Summit & Expo

Yolanda Sanz spoke about the role of the microbiome in the obesity epidemic in a Round Table in the Nutraceuticals Europe Summit & Expo in Madrid on 22-23 February 2017.

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Examining the secret to happiness, it may be in our gut!

The secret to happiness may lie within — in your microbiome! The APC Microbiome Institute in Cork has already shown how taking a probiotic daily can reduce stress and improve memory.

In a recent study they tested prebiotics, found naturally in fermented foods, fresh vegetables, and foods high in fibre, and found similarly positive effects on stress. Nurturing your gut bacteria could change the way your brain functions!

An Irish news outlet covered the topic in their online article here

MyNewGut leaflet 'refresh'

The MyNewGut leaflet has been ‘refreshed’!

How will MyNewGut expand scientific knowledge, enhance public health and improve innovation? This leaflet gives further details on the project, including the Advisory Boards. New visuals present the project’s objectives and outcomes, for both professional and public audiences.

Click on the image below for a digital version of the leaflet.

Unravelling the Microbiome: Original Research from MyNewGut Project

The MyNewGut project has been working to unravel the role of the gut microbiome in energy balance, and brain developement and function, since its inception in 2014. 

This is reflected in the special issue of Trends in Food Science & Technology dedicated to MyNewGut, more specifically the researchers associated with the project and their original research in microbiome science. 

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The Big Picture – Gut Microbiota for Health Interview

Professor Yolanda Sanz, coordinator of the MyNewGut project, was interviewed by Gut Micriobiota for Health on the topic of gut microbes and metabolic health. 

Yolanda answers questions on promising avenues of research for discovering the microbiota’s role in obesity and metabolic syndrome, personalization in diet-microbiome interactions, and new diagnostics based on gut microbiota. 

Read what Yolanda had to say