Sprouts and Constipation

For a summary of findings about the relationship between sprouts and constipation, review our library of further research.

"Germinated barley foodstuff improves constipation induced by loperamide in rats"  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 1998 Sep;62(9):1788-90. Kanauchi O, Hitomi Y, Agata K, Nakamura T, Fushiki T. Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Gunma, Japan.

"Germinated barley foodstuff increases fecal volume and butyrate production in humans" Int J Mol Med. 1998 Jun;1(6):937-41. Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Fushikia T, Iwanaga T. Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Takasaki, Gunma 370-12, Japan.

"Germinated barley foodstuff increases fecal volume and butyrate production at relatively low doses and relieves constipation in humans" Int J Mol Med. 1998 Oct;2(4):445-450. Kanauchi O, Mitsuyama K, Saiki T, Nakamura T, Hitomi Y, Bamba T, Araki Y, Fujiyama Y. Applied Bioresearch Center, Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Takasaki, Gunma 370-1295, Japan.

"Mechanism for the increased defecation and jejunum mucosal protein content in rats by feeding germinated barley foodstuff" Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1997 Mar;61(3):443-8. Kanauchi O,Agata K,Fushiki T. Applied Bioresearch Center, Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd., Gunma, Japan.