Following on from our webinar ‘What the Gut‘ we’ve pulled together some of the key resources and references discussed within the webinar. If you missed the live webinar, you can register to watch the recording.


Gibson GR, Hutkins R, Sanders ME, Prescott SL, Reimer RA, Salminen SJ, Scott K, Stanton C, Swanson KS, Cani PD, Verbeke K, Reid G. Expert consensus document: The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of prebiotics. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Aug;14(8):491-502. doi: 10.1038/nrgastro.2017.75. Epub 2017 Jun 14. PMID: 28611480.  Available at: (Accessed: 28 June 2023)

Public Health England (2020). NDNS: results from years 9 to 11 (2016 to 2017 and 2018 to 2019). Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

SACN (2015). Carbohydrates and Health. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)


NHS (2022). How to get more fibre into your diet. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

Food and Mood Centre. Available at: (Accessed: 28 June 2023)


Alice van der Schoot et al (2022), The Effect of Fiber Supplementation on Chronic Constipation in Adults: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 116, Issue 4, , Pages 953–969. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

Di Rosa C, Altomare A, Imperia E, Spiezia C, Khazrai YM, Guarino MPL. The Role of Dietary Fibers in the Management of IBD Symptoms. Nutrients. 2022 Nov 11;14(22):4775. doi: 10.3390/nu14224775. PMID: 36432460; PMCID: PMC9696206. Available at:,and%20are%20deficient%20in%20micronutrients. (Accessed: 28 June 2023)

Jones, Julie. (2014). CODEX-Aligned Dietary Fiber Definitions Help to Bridge the ‘fiber Gap’. Nutrition journal. 13. 34. 10.1186/1475-2891-13-34. Available at:’fiber_Gap’ (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

Marques FZ, Mackay CR, Kaye DM. Beyond gut feelings: how the gut microbiota regulates blood pressure. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2018 Jan;15(1):20-32. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2017.120. Epub 2017 Aug 24. PMID: 28836619. Available at: (Accessed: 28 June 2023)

Sanz Morales P, Wijeyesekera A, Robertson MD, Jackson PPJ, Gibson GR. The Potential Role of Human Milk Oligosaccharides in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Microorganisms. 2022 Nov 25;10(12):2338. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms10122338. PMID: 36557589; PMCID: PMC9781515.Available at: (Acessed: 28 June 2023)

Sun et al (2022). Dietary fiber intake is positively related with cognitive function in US older adults. Journal of Functional Foods Volume 90. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

Trowell H. Definition of dietary fiber and hypotheses that it is a protective factor in certain diseases. Am J Clin Nutr. 1976 Apr;29(4):417-27. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/29.4.417. PMID: 773166. Available at: (Accessed: 28 June 2023)


Activia (2023). Happy Gut Happy You. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

Activia (2023). What The Gut Museum. Available at: (Accessed: 28 June 2023)


BDA Gastroenterology Specialist Group (2023).  BDA Gastroenterology Specialist Gro Website. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)

BDA (2021). Fibre Fact Sheet. Available at: (Accessed: 27 June 2023)


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