Sprout Nutrition Research Regarding Sprouts and Fiber

Fiber is a critical part of a healthy, balanced diet. For more information, we invite you to peruse the full list of articles we have gathered on the topic.

“Compositional and digestibility changes in sprouted barley and canola seeds.”, Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1989 Sep;39(3):267-78, Chung TY, Nwokolo EN, Sim JS., Department of Animal Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

“Direct Antioxidant Activity of Purified Glucoerucin, the Dietary Secondary Metabolite Contained in Rocket (Eruca sativa Mill.) Seeds and Sprouts” J Agric Food Chem. 2005 Apr 6;53(7):2475-2482. Barillari J, Canistro D, Paolini M, Ferroni F, Pedulli GF, Iori R, Valgimigli L.

“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.

“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.

“Plasma cholesterol-lowering effect on rats of dietary fiber extracted from immature plants.”, Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2000 Dec;64(12):2543-51, Nishimura N, Taniguchi Y, Kiriyama S., Department of Bioscience and Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 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.

Protein, and dietary fiber-rich new foodstuff from brewer’s spent grain increased excretion of feces and jejunum mucosal protein content in rats” Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1997 Jan;61(1):29-33. Kanauchi O, Agata K. Applied Bioresearch Center Corporate Research and Development Division, Kirin Brewery, Co., Ltd., Gunma, Japan.