Intestinal Microbiota

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Macrobiotics is the science that studies the community of microorganisms in a given ecosystem to promote health and balance in the ecosystem. The intestinal microbiota is the population of living microorganisms in the digestive tract. A large part of scientists work deciphering the genome of the microbiota. Today, modern techniques of study of the microbiota have given us a knowledge of a large number of bacteria that are not cultivable, and as such microorganisms that inhabit us, relate homeostasis. The microbiota is essential for proper body growth, health maintenance, development of immunity and good use of the nutrients. Some chronic diseases as asthma, obesity and other characteristics of the digestive system can be explained by
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This normal microbiota is commensal symbiotic connection with the host, due to the fact that they obtain advantages from them as much as they get from the individual, so there is also a permanent relationship between them; they help in the digestion of food, produce vitamins and protect against colonization of other microorganisms that may be pathogenic, which is called microbial antagonism. In particular, the balance between microbial communities that make up the microbiota of the gastrointestinal tract and vagina is essential for human health. There are few physiological and immunological parameters that are not deeply affected by the presence and nature of the normal microbiota of the body, being the host resistance to one of the most prominent factors to …show more content…
Knowing the relationship of the microbiota with the organism, its source and maintenance and its positive influence on human health pushes us to focus on a major diet and

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