Pet food and human food research on the microbiome – the collection of gut bacteria unique to each person, dog, cat or other animal – has been exploding in recent years. Actually, each living organism and environment has an overall microbiome; it’s not just confined to the gastrointestinal (GI) system. But much of the research happening now focuses on the gut microbiome and its surprising link to a host of conditions and diseases, not to mention its impact on nutrition. Read more.
Phillips-Donaldson, Debbie, and Debbie Phillips-Donaldson. “Microbiome Studies Open New Areas for Pet Food Nutrition.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 25 June 2019, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/blogs/7-adventures-in-pet-food/post/8260-microbiome-studies-open-new-areas-for-pet-food-nutrition.