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It is of common knowledge that obesity is due to excessive caloric intake along with a sedentary lifestyle, with other contributing factors including genetic predisposition, sleep deprivation, certain pharmaceuticals, and epigenetics, among others. However, there is growing evidence that the gut microbiota, the microorganisms that live in our intestines, also play an important role in this pathology. Specifically, some of the functions that the bacteria are implicated in include digestion and metabolism, regulate energy production from diet, and participate in appetite control through the gut-brain axis. The modification of these functions can contribute to obesity onset and metabolic disorder development.
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Obesity is becoming the fastest growing pandemic in the world.
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that since 1980, the prevalence for obesity has doubled in many parts of the world, and is in continuous growth. In this sense, nearly a third of the world´s population (over 2 billion among children and adults) are affected by weight-related problems, and accounts for approximately 4 million deaths per year. Furthermore, the rate of increase in children is in many countries greater than in adults. At this rate, it is expected for almost half of the world´s population to be overweight or obese by 2030.
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