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ILSI North America previously took on the task of defining a “healthy gut microbiome,” and the outcome of this effort was published by Backhed et al. in 2012. Since that time, the body of work on gut microbiome has grown exponentially. In 2018, >40 invited academic, government, and industry experts gathered to evaluate progress toward this definition and explore the question: Can a Healthy Gut Microbiome be Defined Through Quantifiable Characteristics?
This study evaluated the thermal resistance of L. monocytogenes in cocoa powder and investigated the impact of water activity (aw) on its survival in cocoa powder.
This review describes DON occurrence in wheat worldwide, and current regulations regarding DON in foods set by Codex Alimentarius Commission and some individual countries.
This perspective article summarizes the present scientific evidence focused on 1) the gut barrier as an important component of normal gastrointestinal structure and function in human health, 2) currently available modalities to describe the intestinal barrier and quantify its function in humans, and 3) providing possible associations between diet and normal gut barrier function among healthy or at-risk people.
The objective of the current study was to estimate the relative contribution, in the US diet, of naturally occurring, enriched/fortified, and dietary supplement sources of 15 micronutrients in meeting or exceeding appropriate DRIs for various age groups.