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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-19T02:41:12-0400
The investigators propose a maltodextrin-controlled cross over experimental medicine study that aims to examine the role of the immune system in cognitive processes and weight gain in 40 a...
The aim of the study is to compare the effects of prebiotics versus placebo on blood concentrations of glucagon-like peptide-1 in subjects with diabetes type 2.
Recently, there has been an emerging interest in how manipulating gut microbiota (which is composed by microorganisms living in our digestive system) can influence learning, memory and cog...
Rationale: According to the WHO, iron deficiency is still the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. Current iron supplements have limitations in terms of bioavaila...
An individual's immune and metabolic status is coupled to consumed carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates that are not digested by human enzymes may influence host biology by impacting micro...
Schizophrenia is among the top half of the 25 leading causes of disabilities worldwide with a 10-20 year decrease in life expectancy. Ineffective pharmacotherapy in the management of cognitive defic...
Travellers' diarrhea (TD) impacts annually over 20 million tourists, business travellers and military troops on a worldwide basis. Reliance on antibiotic prophylaxis and educational programs has not l...
Elimination of antibiotic growth promoters from poultry production has encouraged intensive search for relevant alternatives. Prebiotics are proposed as efficient replacements to stimulate colonizatio...
There is a growing interest in probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic supplements for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, a systematic review and evaluation is lacking. The purpose of the...
Excessive body fat and the associated dysmetabolic consequences affect both developed and emerging countries. An altered gut microbiota composition is an important environmental cause of these conditi...
Nutritional supplements combining PROBIOTICS (bacteria) and PREBIOTICS (sugars).
Non-digestible food ingredients mostly of a carbohydrate base that improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of existing bacteria in the colon.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
Periplasmic proteins that bind MALTOSE and maltodextrin. They take part in the maltose transport system of BACTERIA.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.