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Akshaya Ramakrishnan

Lynbrook High SchoolClass of 1970

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  • Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome with mentor Sarah (June 28, 2021)

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Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome

Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome

Abstract or project description

The gut microbiome has a large impact on many different facets on the human body, but they play an especially intimate role in nutrition. The diversity of the gut microbiome is affected by our diets; the specific foods we eat - especially as infants, our general diet, and fibers - change both the amount and diversity of bacteria in our gastrointestinal system.