Your gut microbiota (GM) is like your fingerprint: its composition is totally unique to you. That’s because it comprises over 100 trillion bacteria, viruses and fungi. Identical twins only share around 34% of their GM, demonstrating that genetics only play a small part in your...

In the developed world, it’s difficult to think of nutrient insufficiencies as commonplace. Yet, the evidence clearly shows this is the case. Studies in healthy adults of all ages, particularly those with chronic disease, find that many people are not meeting recommended daily amounts of...