Fermentation potential of the gut microbiome: implications for energy homeostasis and weight management.

Energy homeostasis is regulated by twin factors, energy intake and energy expenditure. Obesity arises when these two factors are out of balance. Recently, the microflora residing in the human gut has been found to be one of the influential factors disturbing energy balance.

Source:Fermentation potential of the gut microbiome: implications for energy homeostasis and weight management.