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The Gut Microbiota Regulates Intestinal CD4 T Cells Expressing RORγt and Controls Metabolic Disease.
A high-fat diet (HFD) induces metabolic disease and low-grade metabolic inflammation in response to changes in the intestinal microbiota through as-yet-unknown mechanisms. Here, we show that a… Expand
Probiotics and prebiotics: clinical effects in allergic disease
Purpose of review This paper summarizes recent publications on probiotics and prebiotics in allergic disease. It focuses on clinical studies of prevention or treatment of allergic disease. Recent… Expand
Transcriptional analysis of oligosaccharide utilization by Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04
BackgroundProbiotic bifidobacteria in combination with prebiotic carbohydrates have documented positive effects on human health regarding gastrointestinal disorders and improved immunity, however the… Expand
Potential probiotic Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 prevents weight gain and glucose intolerance in diet-induced obese mice.
- L. Stenman, A. Waget, C. Garret, P. Klopp, R. Burcelin, S. Lahtinen
- Biology, Medicine
- Beneficial microbes
- 25 July 2014
Alterations of the gut microbiota and mucosal barrier are linked with metabolic diseases. Our aim was to investigate the potential benefit of the potential probiotic Bifidobacterium animalis ssp.… Expand
Transcriptional and functional analysis of galactooligosaccharide uptake by lacS in Lactobacillus acidophilus
- J. Andersen, R. Barrangou, +4 authors T. Klaenhammer
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 17 October 2011
Probiotic microbes rely on their ability to survive in the gastrointestinal tract, adhere to mucosal surfaces, and metabolize available energy sources from dietary compounds, including prebiotics.… Expand
Prenatal probiotic administration can influence Bifidobacterium microbiota development in infants at high risk of allergy.
Impact of Diet Composition on Blood Glucose Regulation
- W. Russell, A. Baka, +13 authors M. Weickert
- Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
- 11 March 2016
Nutritional management of blood glucose levels is a strategic target in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). To implement such an approach, it is essential to understand… Expand
Probiotic With or Without Fiber Controls Body Fat Mass, Associated With Serum Zonulin, in Overweight and Obese Adults—Randomized Controlled Trial☆☆☆
Background The gut microbiota is interlinked with obesity, but direct evidence of effects of its modulation on body fat mass is still scarce. We investigated the possible effects of Bifidobacterium… Expand
Transcriptional Analysis of Prebiotic Uptake and Catabolism by Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM
The human gastrointestinal tract can be positively modulated by dietary supplementation of probiotic bacteria in combination with prebiotic carbohydrates. Here differential transcriptomics and… Expand
Essential oils and their use in animal feeds for monogastric animals - effects on feed quality, gut microbiota, growth performance and food safety: a review.
Essential oils (EOs) are important aromatic components of herbs and spices and their biological activities have been known and utilised since ancient times in perfumery, food preservation,… Expand