Division of Nutritional Sciences
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(2018-07-10)In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classified Clostridium difficile, the bacterium responsible for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD), as one of the three most threatening microorganisms ...
Nutrition and the GI microbiota in children with autism spectrum disorder and impact on symptom severity (2018-07-11)The gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota is increasingly recognized for its ability to influence brain function and behavior. In children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a microbial dysbiosis has been described and some ...
(2018-04-26)With the increasing competition between the human food and the pet food industries for ingredient procurement and availability, the pet food industry is looking for new ingredients that do not compete directly with the ...
(2018-04-17)Improving skeletal muscle health is an important component of obesity treatment. Apart from locomotion, skeletal muscle tissue is fundamental for the regulation of macronutrient metabolism during the postprandial period, ...
The role of amygdala-based caspase-1 activation in regulating the behavioral response to allostatic stress (2018-04-10)The stress response and stressful stimuli are a significant risk factor for a variety of chronic disease conditions. Stress mediates its effects on chronic disease in part through activation of the IL-1 arm of the immune ...