Special Issue "Food and Diet for Gut Function and Dysfunction"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2019).
Interests: Functional gut disorders; Origin of gastrointestinal symptoms
Interests: Functional digestive disorders; The role of the microbiota and probiotics; Psychophysiology of visceral pain; Stress and stress-related disorders; Placebo effect and mechanisms
Nutrition is a key to gut health and also to general health. Nutrition and its elements (food constituents, diets, perceptions of food, and dietary and eating behavior), therefore, require exploration as to whether, how and to what degree they affect gut functions in health, and how these functions and their changes relate to functional and other disorders of digestion. This Special Issue will summarize current knowledge with respect to peripheral and central processing of food (homeostatic and hedonic sensations, transport of food within the GI tract, the role of the gut microbiota, brain processing of eating and digestion, the role of age and sex) and the specific role of dietary factors manipulating gut functions in health and disease: carbohydrates/fat/protein, fibres/pre- and probiotics, fermented foods, food intolerances and specific diets for gut dysfunction.
Prof. Fernando Azpiroz
Prof. Paul Enck
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