Fe, fi, fo, fum, I smell the diet of a healthy human

Cell. 2021 Aug 5;184(16):4107-4109. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.07.011.


Diet-induced changes in the microbiome can alter immune function and promote inflammation. In a new paper in Cell, Wastyk et al. report that intervention with diets high in fermented foods or plant-based fiber have the potential to increase microbial diversity and reduce markers of immune-mediated inflammation.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Diet
  • Humans
  • Inflammation
  • Microbiota*
  • Smell*