This microbiome test shows how
gut bacteria impact your health. To clarify, gut bacteria can protect you from 5 diseases. They also synthesise 8 vitamins and influence the immune system. Get personalised food recommendations to help
you balance your microbiome.
You’re never alone, thanks to your gut microbiome.
- Learn how microbes protect you from disease
- Understand how diet affects gut bacteria
- Optimise microbe’s vitamin synthesis
- Dietary fibre breakdown and butyrate synthesis
- Personalised food recommendations
- Probiotics and beneficial bacteria report
Discover the world of microbes
There are trillions of bacteria living
on and inside our bodies. Besides, the volume of DNA
contained in your microbiome far exceeds the human DNA of your body. Moreover, scientists consider the gut microbiome to be a separate organ.
Discover, Improve… Repeat
So, follow our recommendations and take the test every 3 months.
- Track your disease protection, microbiome diversity and dietary fibre ratings
- Follow the evolution of your beneficial and probiotic bacteria levels.
- Get fresh food and probiotic supplement recommendations.
Microbiome test results
Since the discovery of bacterial communities living in symbiosis with the human bodies, scientists have conducted over 20,000 research studies to understand this relationship. Further, they developed a microbiome test based on the results of this research. They have established clear links for many aspects of our health, like microbiome protection from specific diseases, immunity, vitamin production, diet and nutrition.
Frequently asked questions about the Microbiome test.
Why should I take a microbiome test?
This Microbiome Test (Ohmygut® test) analyses the types of bacteria present and their proportion in the overall microbiome. It provides information about the various functions of your gut bacteria, like the extent to which they protect you against certain diseases and inflammation, as well as what vitamins they synthesise. You will also get recommendations to improve and maintain the balance of your microbiome by adding specific foods to your diet.
What’s the difference between this Microbiome test and laboratory analysis?
Atlas Biomed uses advanced technology to analyse the DNA of your gut bacteria. Unlike conventional laboratory analysis, the Atlas Microbiome Test qualitatively determines the composition of bacteria and calculates the proportion of different types of bacteria in the microbiome. The 16S rRNA sequencing technology used for the Atlas Microbiome Test is more sensitive: it can detect
bacteria that nobody can cultivate in Petri dishes (the method routinely employed by laboratories for stool sample analysis).
How do we know that bacteria affect our health?
More than 20,000 scientific articles are publicly available about the gut microbiome and its relationship with various health conditions over the past decade. New research release in this field is available every month. We used this extensive body of scientific evidence to develop the interpretation system for this microbiome test.
This research has established that bacteria in the microbiome are not simply ‘good’ or ‘bad’ species. Rather, how microbes participate in health or illness is dependent on their abundance in the overall ecosystem and how they relate to one another. The recommendations provided in your personal account have been developed based on microbiome research by doctors and scientists.
How to prepare for the test?
You don’t have to change your diet. Moreover, keep eating the way you normally do. This will allow us to get an accurate picture of your
“normal” microbiome and provide recommendations on improving or maintaining it.
It would help if you only collected a stool sample in the absence of gastrointestinal symptoms. If you have been taking antibiotics or a short course of NSAIDs or have undergone surgery, wait at least 3 months before taking the Atlas Microbiome Test. If the medication taken is a part of your everyday life, you will be able to provide a sample as it will be based on your most typical microbiome.