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Gut Microbiota Diversity in Lean Athletes Is Associated with Positive Energy Balance

Body Composition Assessment
Bielik et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Slovakia

Journal : Ann Nutr Metab

Introduction: In contrast to obesity, little is known about the human lean phenotype associated with gut microbiota composition. Objective: We aimed to investigate whether the bacterial composition of lean athletes with a positive energy balance differs from the equal-calorie food group. Methods: Twenty-four male participants were included in this cross-sectional study: lean athletes with a positive energy balance (LA, n 12) and control group athletes (CTRLs, n 12). Nutritional data, resting and total energy expenditure, and body …
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