The Food Forum convened a public workshop on February 22-23, 2012, to explore current and emerging knowledge of the human microbiome, its role in human health, its interaction with the diet, and the translation of new research findings into tools and products that improve the nutritional quality of the food supply. The Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health: Workshop Summary summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop. Over the two day workshop, several themes covered included:
Table of Contents
|2 Study of the Human Microbiome||33-54|
|3 Interaction Between the Microbiome and Health and Environment||55-68|
|4 Influence of the Microbiome on the Metabolism of Diet and Dietary Components||69-80|
|5 Influence of Diet and Dietary Components on the Microbiome||81-120|
|6 Societal and Policy Implications||121-146|
|7 Possibilities for the Future||147-154|
|A: Workshop Agenda||155-158|
|B: Speaker Biographical Sketches||159-170|
|C: Workshop Attendees||171-178|
|D: Abbreviations and Acronyms||179-182|
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