Towards personalized microbial substrates for metabolic health

Emanuel E. Canfora, Ellen E. Blaak*

*Corresponding author for this work

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In 2019, we published a Review on the relevance of gut microbial metabolites in obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Here, we highlight the importance of the balance between colonic proteolytic and saccharolytic metabolite production for metabolic health and the need to focus on more subgroup-based or personalized nutritional approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)613–614
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Issue number11
Early online date4 Sept 2020
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2020



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