Sprouts and Colitis

What foods are good to eat if you have colitis? Research on the connection between sprouts and colitis is ongoing. To assist you, we have collected all of the latest studies and articles in a single, convenient location.

"A new prebiotic from germinated barley for nutraceutical treatment of ulcerative colitis" Bamba T, Kanauchi O, Andoh A, Fujiyama Y.. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2002;17(8):818-824.

A case of steroid dependent ulcerative colitis (total colitis type) treated by combined use of germinated barley foodstuff, [Article in Japanese] Nippon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2003 Apr;100(4):426-9. Saito S, Kondo K, Hamada T, Ichimori T, Tanaka T, Suzaki A, Miura H, Yamada H, Takazoe M. Department of Internal Medicine, Social Insurance Chuo General Hospital.

"Butyrate from bacterial fermentation of germinated barley foodstuff preserves intestinal barrier function in experimental colitis in the rat model" J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1999 Sep;14(9):880-8. Kanauchi O, Iwanaga T, Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Tsuruta O, Noguchi K, Toyonaga A., Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd, Gunma, Japan.

"The dietary combination of germinated barley foodstuff plus Clostridium butyricum suppresses the dextran sulfate sodium-induced experimental colitis in rats"Scand J Gastroenterol. 2000 Oct;35(10):1060-7, Araki Y, Fujiyama Y, Andoh A, Koyama S, Kanauchi O, Bamba T., Dept. of Internal Medicine, Nagahama Red Cross Hospital, Japan.

"Dietary fiber fraction of germinated barley foodstuff attenuated mucosal damage and diarrhea, and accelerated the repair of the colonic mucosa in an experimental colitis"J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2001 Feb;16(2):160-8.Kanauchi O, Iwanaga T, Andoh A, Araki Y, Nakamura T, Mitsuyama K, Suzuki A, Hibi T, Bamba T. Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd, Takasaki, Gunma, Japan.

"Effects of germinated barley foodstuff on dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in rats" J Gastroenterol. 1998 Apr;33(2):179-88. Kanauchi O, Nakamura T, Agata K, Mitsuyama K, Iwanaga T. Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Takasaki, Gunma, Japan.

"Effects of germinated barley foodstuff on microflora and short chain fatty acid production in dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in rats" Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2000, Sep;64(9):1794-800 Araki Y, Andoh A, Koyama S, Fujiyama Y, Kanauchi O, Bamba T. Department of Internal Medicine, Nagahama Red Cross Hospital, Shiga, Japan.

"Evaluation of antigenicity of germinated barley foodstuff for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in a chronic murine colitis model" Int J Mol Med. 2001 Feb;7(2):143-7, Kanauchi O, Serizawa I, Matsumura T, Fukuda Y, Satomi M., Nutrient Food and Feed Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., 10-1-2 Shinkawa Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8288, Japan.

"Germinated barley foodstuff, a prebiotic product, ameliorates inflammation of colitis through modulation of the enteric environment." J Gastroenterol. 2003;38(2):134-41. Kanauchi O, Serizawa I, Araki Y, Suzuki A, Andoh A, Fujiyama Y, Mitsuyama K, Takaki K, Toyonaga A, Sata M, Bamba T. Nutrient Food and Feed Division, Kirin Brewery Co Ltd, 2-10-1 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8288, Japan.

"Germinated barley foodstuff exhibits different adsorption properties for hydrophilic versus hydrophobic bile acids" Digestion. 2001;64(4):248-54. Araki Y, Andoh A, Fujiyama Y, Kanauchi O, Takenaka K, Higuchi A, Bamba T.Department of Internal Medicine, Nagahama Red Cross Hospital, Nagahama, Japan.

"Germinated barley foodstuff feeding. A novel neutraceutical therapeutic strategy for ulcerative colitis", Digestion. 2001;63 Suppl 1:60-7, Kanauchi O, Iwanaga T, Mitsuyama K., Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Takasaki, Japan.

"Germinated Barley Foodstuff Prolongs Remission in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis", Int J Mol Med. 2004 May;13(5):643-7. Hanai H, Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Andoh A, Takeuchi K, Takayuki I, Araki Y, Fujiyama Y, Toyonaga A, Sata M, Kojima A, Fukuda M, Bamba T.

"Germinated barley foodstuffs attenuate colonic mucosal damage and mucosal nuclear factor kappa B activity in a spontaneous colitis model" J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1999 Dec;14(12):1173-9Kanauchi O, Andoh A, Iwanaga T, Fujiyama Y, Mitsuyama K, Toyonaga A, Bamba T.  Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd, Gunma, Japan.

"Prebiotic treatment of experimental colitis with germinated barley foodstuff: a comparison with probiotic or antibiotic treatment" Int J Mol Med. 2002 Jan;9(1):65-70. Fukuda M, Kanauchi O, Araki Y, Andoh A, Mitsuyama K, Takagi K, Toyonaga A, Sata M, Fujiyama Y, Fukuoka M, Matsumoto Y, Bamba T. Pharmaceutical Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8011, Japan.

"Treatment of ulcerative colitis by feeding with germinated barley foodstuff: first report of a multicenter open control trial" Kanauchi O, Suga T, Tochihara M, et al.. Journal of Gastroenterology. 2002;37(Suppl 14):67-72.

"Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Patients by Long-Term Administration of Germinated Barley Foodstuff: Multi-Center Open Trial",  Int J Mol Med. 2003 Nov;12(5):701-4. Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Homma T, Takahama K, Fujiyama Y, Andoh A, Araki Y, Suga T, Hibi T, Naganuma M, Asakura H, Nakano H, Shimoyama T, Hida N, Haruma K, Koga H, Sata M, Tomiyasu N, Toyonaga A, Fukuda M, Kojima A, Bamba T., Nutrient Food & Feed Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Tokyo 104-8288, Japan.

"Treatment of ulcerative colitis with germinated barley foodstuff feeding: a pilot study" Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 1998 Dec;12(12):1225-30. Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Kanauchi O, Iwanaga T, Tomiyasu N, Nishiyama T, Tateishi H, Shirachi A, Ide M, Suzuki A, Noguchi K, Ikeda H, Toyonaga A, Sata M.