Tag Archives: Physical Function

The Gut-Muscle Axis in Older Adults

How does the gut microbiome and its metabolic products affect muscle mass, muscle composition, and physical function? In this presentation, I review the evidence, then I present recent data from our group.

Metabolites related to gut bacterial metabolism, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha activation, and insulin sensitivity are associated with physical function in functionally-limited older adults

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25041144

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