The GUT Microbiome and Lifestyle: Are Children at Risk?

person Sylvia Estrada
Topic(s): Gut Microbiota Growth & Development


A healthy gut microbiome must be maintained for optimal health and immunity. Modern day “harried” life, stress, inactivity, alcohol, increased intake of processed fast food disrupt and alter the gut microbiome. Today, children are at risk for developing lifestyle diseases early: obesity, diabetes, heart disease and metabolic syndrome.