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Nature Outlook |

The gut microbiome

We are not alone in our bodies. Living inside every person are trillions of microorganisms — bacteria, viruses, fungi and other life forms that are collectively known as the microbiome.

Nature is pleased to acknowledge the financial support of Danone in producing this Outlook. The sponsor retains sole responsibility for the following message.


Danone is a multinational food and beverage corporation headquartered in Paris, France, with 3 different business divisions: Essential Dairy and Plant-based Products, Waters and Specialized Nutrition, and employs over 110,000 people worldwide.

Danone Nutricia Research, the Research and Innovation organization of Danone, is at the heart of Danone’s strategy: innovating to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Worldwide Danone Nutricia Research builds bridges between science and food according to our company vision “One Planet, One Health”. Our teams of 1,700 R&I employees work from 2 main research centers in France & Netherlands & 8 specialized centers (France, Belgium, Spain, Russia, USA, Singapore and China) and in 55 Business units. They partner with recognized scientific communities, suppliers and innovators and through these collaborations, create unique consumer experiences and bring health and well-being at every stage in life.

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