A diet including larger amounts of dietary fiber and prebiotics is necessary to promote a healthy microbiota. Prof. Raylene Reimer from the University of Calgary emphasizes that prevention of obesity and metabolic diseases needs to start early in the life span, as early as in pregnancy and infancy.
Prof. Raylene Reimer (University of Calgary, Canada) spoke at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ in Chicago in October 2017 on how a healthy gut microbiota can help you eat less and improve your metabolism.
The prevalence of overweight and obesity are increasing at an alarming rate, more than doubling between 1980 and 2014. According to the World Health Organization, at least 1.9 billion adults and 42 million young children worldwide are overweight or obese