How poverty affects diet to shape the microbiota and chronic disease

Volume: 18, Issue: 4, Pages: 279 - 287
Published: Nov 7, 2017
Abstract
Here, we discuss the link between nutrition, non-communicable chronic diseases and socio-economic standing, with a special focus on the microbiota. We provide a theoretical framework and several lines of evidence from both animal and human studies that support the idea that income inequality is an underlying factor for the maladaptive changes seen in the microbiota in certain populations. We propose that this contributes to the health...
Paper Details
Title
How poverty affects diet to shape the microbiota and chronic disease
Published Date
Nov 7, 2017
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
279 - 287
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