Gut – intestinal microbiome (9)

  • The gut of every organism is home to millions of good and bad microorganisms in a ratio of 80-20 respectively.
  • The increased diversity of this intestinal community, as well as its stable and balanced form, are characteristics of a healthy microbiome (4,9). A healthy gut microbiome is a valuable ally of health, as it contributes to:
    • In the proper functioning of metabolism, participating in the breakdown of indigestible foods and the absorption of nutrients
    • In the production of vitamins, amino acids, and metabolic products that are valuable for the proper functioning of the colon
    • Strengthening our immune system
    • To protect us against pathogenic microorganisms
    • In healthy brain function