Eur J Nutr (2018) 57:25–49 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-017-1546-4 REVIEW Systematic review of the effects of the intestinal microbiota on selected nutrients and non‑nutrients 1 2 3 4 Colette Shortt · Oliver Hasselwander · Alexandra Meynier · Arjen Nauta · 5 6 7 8 Estefanía Noriega Fernández · Peter Putz · Ian Rowland · Jonathan Swann · 9 10 11 Jessica Türk · Joan Vermeiren · Jean‑Michel Antoine Received: 18 July 2017 / Accepted: 20 September 2017 / Published online: 30 October 2017 © The Author(s) 2018. This article is an open access publication Abstract the metabolic activities and interactions of the IM and the Purpose There is considerable interest in the effects of the functional redundancy that may exist are lacking. Thus, the intestinal microbiota (IM) composition, its activities in rela- current review aims to assess recent literature relating to the tion with the metabolism of dietary substrates and the impact role played by the IM in the absorption and metabolism of these effects may have in the development and prevention key nutrients and non-nutrients. of certain non-communicable diseases. It is acknowledged Methods A systematic review (PROSPERO registration: that a complex interdependence exists between the IM and CRD42015019087) was carried out focussing on energy and the mammalian host and that the IM possesses a far greater the following
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Published: Oct 30, 2017
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