Journal of Probiotics & Health

Journal of Probiotics & Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8901

+32 25889658

Salem I

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

  • Research Article   
    Effect of Mycobiome Diet on Gut Fungal and Bacterial Communities of Healthy Adults
    Author(s): Ghannoum M*, Smith C, Adamson E, Isham N, Salem I and Retuerto M

    Introduction: This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the mycobiome diet (as presented in the book Total Gut Balance) on the human gut microbiome in general and the gut mycobiome (fungal community) in particular. Enrolled subjects were evaluated for improved health, gastrointestinal symptoms, and weight loss, as well as subjective reports of changes in energy, fatigue, and sleep. Method: Ten healthy volunteers (six males and four females ranging in age from 30 to 70) were enrolled in this 28-day protocol. Participants completed a food journal, checking off daily and weekly required foods, as well as noting bowel movements, weight, and any digestive-related complications. Fecal samples were collected at the beginning and end of the study, with mycobiome and bacteriome profiles sequenced using ITS and 16S regions, r.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-8901.20.8.215

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