The Gut-brain Axis: Dietary, Probiotic, And Prebiotic Interventions On The Microbiota

Hardcover | June 2, 2016

byNiall HylandEditorCatherine Stanton

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The Gut-Brain Axis: Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota examines the potential for microbial manipulation as a therapeutic avenue in central nervous system disorders in which an altered microbiota has been implicated, and explores the mechanisms, sometimes common, by which the microbiota may contribute to such disorders. Focuses on specific areas in which the microbiota has been implicated in gut-brain communication Examines common mechanisms and pathways by which the microbiota may influence brain and behavior Identifies novel therapeutic strategies targeted toward the microbiota in the management of brain activity and behavior

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The Gut-Brain Axis: Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota examines the potential for microbial manipulation as a therapeutic avenue in central nervous system disorders in which an altered microbiota has been implicated, and explores the mechanisms, sometimes common, by which the microbiota may contribute to ...

Dr Niall Hyland is a Lecturer in Pharmacology & Therapeutics and a member of Faculty at the Alimentary Pharamabiotic Centre (APC) at University College Cork (UCC). Prior to returning to Ireland in 2007, his work on lower esophageal sphincter function, at Louisiana State University, had direct clinical implications for gastrointestinal ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:508 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 2, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Global and Epidemiological Perspectives on Diet and Mood
  2. Targeting the microbiota: Considerations for developing probiotics as functional foods
  3. Food- and non-food based strategies for effective delivery of probiotics
  4. Bioactive- and non-bioactive food constituents and their influence on the microbiome
  5. Correlating the gut microbiome to health and disease
  6. The microbiome and aging: Impact on health and wellbeing
  7. Importance of the microbiota in early life and influence on future health
  8. Utility of microbial genome sequencing in probiotic strain identification: Promises and pitfalls
  9. Germ-Free Animals: A Key Tool in Unravelling How the Microbiota Affects Brain and Behavior
  10. Sensitivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to the gut microbiota: Opportunities for dietary intervention
  11. A neuroactive microbiome
  12. The influence of diet and the gut microbiota in schizophrenia
  13. Influence of the microbiota on the development and function of "the second brain" - the enteric nervous system
  14. Dietary inventions and brain-gut disorders
  15. Altering the gut microbiome for cognitive benefit?
  16. The role of the microbiota in neurodevelopmental disorders
  17. The role of the microbiota and potential for dietary intervention in chronic fatigue syndrome
  18. Potential for pre - and probiotics in managing psychological symptoms associated with alcohol-dependence
  19. Where next for dietary intetventions and the brain-gut axis?
  20. Perspectives on targeting the microbiome in developing global populations
  21. Regulatory considerations for the use and marketing of probiotics and functional foods
  22. Microbiota and Metabolism