Dr. Lushchak wrote a study on the association between Body Mass Index and Firmicutes/ Bacteroidetes in an adult Ukrainian population.
This study focuses on the Ukrainian population. Metagenomic studies confirm that obesity is associated with an intestinal microbiota composition. However, there are some controversies about the composition of intestinal microbiota communities in obese individuals from different populations.
To read the article click here: https://bmcmicrobiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12866-017-1027-1