Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Sanjay Harke

Department of Biosciences and Technology, MGM University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

  • Expert Review   
    Bank on Microbiome to keep the Body Healthy
    Author(s): Arvind Diwan* and Sanjay Harke

    Generally our human body contains large number of bacteria, viruses and fungi and they are collectively known as the microbiome community. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are actually very important for strengthening of our immune system, proper functioning of the body organs including heart, maintenance of body weight and many other aspects of health. Trillions of these microbes exist in our body system particularly in the intestines and skin. Most of the microbes are associated in the large intestine in the form of a pocket called the cecum, and they are referred to as the gut microbiome. Although many different types of microbes are present in our body, however most of the studies have been carried on bacterial composition of the digestive gut system. In fact, there are several reports that the human body contains more number of bacterial cells than the actu.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9600.21.11.1000791

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