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You’ll explore how your microbiome changes throughout your life, reflect on the role of food in its modulation, and explain the functions the microbiome has in the gastrointestinal tract in daily life.
What topics will you cover?
- The human microbiome, role in human health and how it changes during life
- How can we determine our gut microbiota
- The role of food and lifestyle in the modulation of human gut microbiome
- The human microbiota and prevention of diseases through microbiota-directed foods
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Describe how the human microbiome changes throughout the human life
- Reflect on the role of food in the modulation of human microbiome
- Explain the functions that human microbiome has in the gastrointestinal tract
- Reflect on the links between human microbiome and diseases
- Discuss the topics of the course and their relationship with daily life
- Assess the complexity of the human microbiome communities