INFORM is a multidisciplinary innovation hub examining the potential for functional foods (foods that contain health-giving bioactives) to improve human health via their impacts on gut microbes.

gut microbiome, intestine, gut health

Primarily, the hub aims to improve recovery from exercise, mental stress or from physical illness through the consumption of prebiotics, probiotics and plant stanols.

This hub brings together academic experts in gut microbiome, mental health, sports and exercise, bone health, metabolism and clinical conditions working in collaboration with members of the food, healthcare and sport industries.