Serim Tuna Koç1, Pınar Şengül2, Oytun Erbaş3

1Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
2Psychologist, Istanbul
3ERBAS Institute of Experimental Medicine, Illinois, USA & Gebze, Turkey

Keywords: Autism, mental health, microbiota, probiotics.


However, unbeknown probiotic consumption began centuries ago when fermented foods such as bread, wine and beer were introduced to the human diet. Recent technological advances in medicine have made it possible to examine the intestinal microflora and its relationship to mental health and autism.

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