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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611

Abstract

SAN MAURO MARTIN, Ismael et al. Double effect in men than women of antibiotic intake and obesity: a 29,904 sample of Spain. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2016, vol.33, n.4, pp.842-847. ISSN 1699-5198.  http://dx.doi.org/10.20960/nh.379.

Introduction: Recently there has been interest in the possible role of intestinal microbiota as enhancing agent of the rapid increase being observed in the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. Objectives: To relate the changes may cause the consumption of antibiotics in the intestinal microbiota with obesity. Methods: Were extracted from the National Health Survey of Spain, between 2001 and 2011, the numbers of intake of antibiotics and the prevalence (%) of obesity in the same age range, gender and year. The mean total respondents was 29,904 participants. Results: Significant correlations (p = 0.09) in the association of the prevalence of obesity and intake of antibiotics were found. Furthermore, in order that this influence males it is twice that in women. Conclusions: The recent discoveries in the field of intestinal microbiota and its relationship with the host break new ground in the understanding of certain inflammatory and metabolic diseases such as obesity.

Keywords : Antibiotic; Obesity; Microbiota; Metabolism.

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