Probiotics, Health and Nutrition

2020

2018

2017

2015

  • Bisanz, J. E., M. Enos, G. Praygod, S. Seney, J. M. Macklaim, S. Chilton, D. Willner, R. Knight, C. Fusch, G. Fusch, G. B. Gloor, J. P. Burton and G. Reid. 2015. Microbiota at multiple body sites during pregnancy in a rural Tanzanian population and effects of Moringa-supplemented probiotic yogurt. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81(15):4965-75.
  • Chilton, S., J. P. Burton, and G. Reid. 2015. Inclusion of fermented foods in Food Guides around the world. Nutrients. 7(1):390-404.
  • Chilton, S., M. Enos, J. P. Burton, and G. Reid. 2015. The effects of diet and the microbiome on reproduction and longevity: a comparative review across 5 continents. J. Nutr. Food Sciences in press.
  • Kort et al. 2015. A novel consortium of Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Streptococcus thermophilus for increased access to functional fermented foods. Microbial Cell Factories 14:195.

2014

  • Bisanz, J. E. M. Enos, J. Mwanga, J. Changalucha, J. P. Burton, G. B. Gloor, and G. Reid. 2014. Investigating the use of probiotics and the role of the gut microbiome in toxic metal exposure in at-risk populations in Mwanza, Tanzania.  mBio Oct 7;5(5). pii: e01580-14. 
  • Bisanz, J. E., J. M. Macklaim, G. B. Gloor, and G. Reid. 2014. Bacterial metatranscriptome analysis of a probiotic yogurt using an RNA-Seq approach. Int Dairy J. 39: 284-292. 
  • Franz, C. M. A. P., M. Huch, J. M. Mathara, H. Abriouel, N. Benomar, G. Reid, A. Galvez, and W. H. Holzapfel. 2014. African fermented foods and probiotics. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 190C:84-96. 
  • Reid, G., N. Nduti, W. Sybesma, R. Kort, T. R. Kollmann, R. Adam, H. Boga, E. M. Brown, A. Einerhand, H. El-Nezami, G. B. Gloor, I. I. Kavere, J. Lindahl,  A. Manges, W. Mamo, R. Martin, A. McMillan, J. Obiero, P. A. Ochieng', A. Onyango,  S. Rulisa, E. Salminen, S. Salminen, A. Sije, J. R. Swann, W. Van Treuren, D. Waweru, and S. Kemp. 2014. Harnessing microbiome and probiotic research in sub-Saharan Africa: recommendations from an African workshop. Microbiome 2:12. 

2013

  • Anukam, K. C., J. M. Macklaim, G. B. Gloor, G. Reid, J. Boekhorst, B. Renckens, S. van Hijum, R. Siezen. 2013. Genome sequence of Lactobacillus pentosus KCA-1 vaginal isolate from a healthy premenopausal woman. PLoS ONE 8(3):e59239.
  • Enos, M., J. P. Burton, J. Dols, S. Buhulata, J. Changalucha, and G. Reid. 2013. Probiotics for the first 1000 days of life in the developing world. Benef. Microb. 4(1): 3-16.
  • Nduti, N., M. Sumarah, J. P. Burton, and G. Reid. 2013. Aflatoxin binding by lactobacilli. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Ettinger, G., J. P. Burton, and G. Reid. 2013. If microbial ecosystem therapy can change your life, what's the problem? Bioessays. April 10. 
  • Macklaim, J. M., A. D. Fernandes, G. Reid, and G. B. Gloor. 2013. Comparative meta-RNA-seq of the vaginal microbiota and differential expression by Lactobacillus iners in health and dysbiosis. Microbiome 1:12. 
  • Fernandes, A. D., J. M. Macklaim, G. Reid and G. B. Gloor. 2013. ANOVA-Like Differential Expression (ALDEx) analysis for mixed population RNA-Seq. PLoS ONE 2;8(7):e67019.

2012

  • Dols, J.A.M., G. Reid, J. M. Brown, H. Tempelman, Tj. Romke Bomtekoe, W. Quint, and M. E. Boon. 2012. HPV type distribution and cervical cytology among HIV-positive African women. ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology ID 514146, 5 pages.
  • Boon, M. E., J. A.M. Dols, N. Butamanya, and G. Reid. 2012. The Cellient system for cytohistology to analyze p16 positive dyskeratocytes in paraffin sections of HPV-positive cervical scrapes. J. Anal. Oncol. 1: 1-7.
  • Hemsworth, J., S. Hekmat, and G. Reid. 2012. Micronutrient- supplemented probiotic yogurt for HIV-infected adults taking HAART in London, Canada. Gut Microbes 3(5): 1-6.
  • Monachese, M., J. P. Burton, and G. Reid. 2012. Bioremediation and human tolerance to heavy metals through microbial processes: A potential role for probiotics? Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(18):6397-404.
  • de Vos, W. M., L. Engstrand, L. Drago, G. Reid, J. Schauber, R. Hay, W. Mendling, M. Schaller, R. Spiller, C. Gahan, and I. Rowland. 2012. Human microbiota in health and disease. Self Care 3(S1):1-68.
  • El Hassan, D. and Hekmat, S. 2012.Dietary acculturation of Arab immigrants in the Greater Toronto Area. J. Diet Prac Res. 73(3):2-5.
  • Whaling, M.A., I. Luginaah, G. Reid, S. Hekmat, et.al. 2012.Perceptions about probiotic yogurt for health and nutrition in the context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Health Population Nutrition. 30(1): 31-40.
  • Kort, R., & Sybesma, W. (2012). Probiotics for every body. Trends in Biotechnology, 30(12), 613-15.

2011

  • Hemsworth J. et al. 2011. The development of micronutrient supplemented probiotic yogurt for people living with HIV: laboratory testing and sensory evaluation. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies 12: 79-84.
  • Dols JAM. et al. 2011. The challenges of assessing the impact of probiotic yogurt on the well-being of HIV positive women in rural Africa. Int Dairy J. 204(4):305.e1-7.
  • Hummelen R. et al. 2011. Effect of 25 weeks probiotic supplementation on immune function of HIV patients. Gut Microbes 2(2):80-5.
  • Whaling M. et al. 2011. Perceptions of probiotic yogurt for health and nutrition in the context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Health Popul. Nutr. In press.
  • Dols J. Et al. 2011. PCR-based identification of eight Lactobacillus species and 18 hr-HPV genotypes in fixed cervical samples of South African women at risk of HIV and BV. Diagnostic Cytopathology Oct 24. doi: 10.1002/dc.21786. [Epub ahead of print]
  • van Tiernen A. et al. 2011. Development of a locally sustainable functional food intervention for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: laboratory testing and sensory evaluation. Beneficial Microbes 2(3):193-8.
  • Hummelen, R., J. Hemsworth, J. Changalucha, N. L. Butamanya, S. Hekmat, J.D.F. Habbema, and G. Reid. 2011. Effect of micronutrient and probiotic fortified yogurt on immune-function of anti-retroviral therapy naïve HIV patients. Nutrients 3(10), 897-909.
  • Monachese, M., S. Cunningham-Rundles, M. A. Diaz, E. Ermond, R. Guerrant, R. Hummelen, R. Kemperman, M. Kerac, R. Kort, D. Merenstein, P. Panigrahi, B. Ramakrishna, N. Safdar, A. Shane, L. Trois, and G. Reid. 2011. Probiotics and prebiotics to combat enteric diarrheal diseases and HIV in the developing world: a consensus report. Gut Microbes 2(3):198-207.
  • Irvine, S., R. Hummelen, and S. Hekmat. 2011. Probiotic yogurt consumption may improve gastrointestinal symptoms, productivity and nutritional intake of people living with human immunodeficiency virus in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Nut. Res. 31: 875-881.
  • Hummelen, R., J. Hemsworth, J. Changalucha, N.L. Butamanya, S. Hekmat, J. D. F. Habbema, and G. Reid. 2011. Effect of micronutrient and probiotic fortified yogurt on immune-function of anti-retroviral therapy naive HIV patients. J. Nutrients 3(10),897-909.
  • Irvine, S.and S. Hekmat. 2011. Evaluation of Sensory Properties of Probiotic Yogurt containing food products with prebiotic fibres in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Food and Nutritional Sciences. 2: 434-439.
  • Hemsworth, J., S. Hekmat, G. Reid.2011.The development of micronutrient supplemented probiotic yogurt for people living with HIV: Laboratory testing and sensory evaluation. Innovative Food Sci. & Emerging Technologies, 12:79-84.

2010

  • Reid, G. K., Hummelen, R. B. S., & Hemsworth, J. (2010). Micronutrients, N-acetyl cysteine, probiotics and prebiotics, A review of effectiveness in reducing HIV progression. Nutrients, 1. Retrieved from: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/2/6/626
  • Irvine, S. L., Hummelen, R., Hekmat, S., Looman, C. W. N., Habbema, J. D. F., & Reid, G. (2010). Probiotic yogurt consumption is associated with an increase of CD4 count among people living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 44(9), e201-e205.
  • Irvine S L et al. 2010. Probiotic yogurt consumption is associated with an increase of CD4 count among people living with HIV/AIDS. J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 44(9):e201-5.
  • Hummelen R. et al. 2010. Deep sequencing of the vaginal microbiome in HIV patients. PLoS One 5(8), e12078.
  • Hummelen, R., J. Hemsworth, and G. Reid. 2010. Micronutrients, N-acetyl cysteine, probiotics and prebiotics, a review of effectiveness in reducing HIV progression. Nutrients 2: 626-651.
  • Hummelen R. et al. 2010. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L. reuteri RC-14 to prevent or cure bacterial vaginosis among women with HIV. Int. J. Gynecol. Obstet. 111(3):245-8.
  • Gloor GB. et al. 2010. Microbiome profiling by combinatorial barcoding with Illumina sequencing. PLoS One Oct 26;5(10):e15406.
  • Hummelen, R. , P. Vos, B. van 't Land, K. van Norren, and G. Reid. 2010. Altered host-microbe interaction in HIV: a target for intervention with pro and prebiotics. Int. Rev Immunol. 29: 485-513.
  • Dols JAM. Et al. 2010. Microarray identification of clinically relevant vaginal bacteria in relation to bacterial vaginosis. Am J. Obstetr. Gynecol. 204:305.e1-7.
  • Reid G. 2010. The potential role for probiotic yogurt for people living with HIV/AIDS. Gut Microbes 1(6): 411-414.
  • Mehanna, N., and G. Reid. 2010. Effect of Meswak, Middle Eastern tree bark on oral pathogens, and potential for probiotic applications. J. Medicinal Food. 13 (3): 729-732.
  • Reid, G. 2010. The potential role for probiotic yogurt for people living with HIV/AIDS. Gut Microbes 1(6): 411-414.
  • Irvine, S., R. Hummelen, S. Hekmat, C. Looman, J. D. F. Habbema,and G. Reid. 2010.Probiotic yogurt consumption is associated with an increase of CD4 count among people living with HIV/AIDS. J. Clin Gastroenterol, 44 (9): 201-205.
  • Koyama, T., P. V. Kirjavainen, C. Fisher, K. Anukam, K. Summers, S. Hekmat, and G. Reid.2010. Development and pilot evauation of a novel probiotic mixture for the management of seasonal allergic rhinitis. Can J. Microbiol, 56: 730-738.
  • Hekmat, S., Hemsworth, J., Reid G., Soltani, H., and B. Gough. (2008.) The effects of probiotic yoghurt consumption on nutritional status in Mwanza, Tanzania. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 31.

2009

  • Wenner, M. (2009). A cultured response to HIV. Nature Medicine, 15(6), 594-597.
  • Anukam, K. C., and G. Reid, 2009. African traditional fermented foods and probiotics. J. Medicinal Food 12(6):1177-84.
  • Anukam, K. C., and G. Reid. 2009. The impact of probiotics on maternal and child health: clinical evidence. In, Probiotics in pediatric medicine. Michail, S., and P. Sherman (eds), Humana Press, NJ, pp 283-296.
  • Anukam KC, Reid G. 2009. In vitro evaluation of the viability of vaginal cells (VK2/E6E7) and probiotic Lactobacillus species in lemon juice. Sexual Health 6: 67-74.
  • Anukam, K. C., M. U. Duru, C. C. Eze, J.Egharevba, A. Aiyebelehin, A. W. Bruce, and G. Reid. 2009. Oral use of probiotics as an adjunctive therapy to fluconazole in the treatment of yeast vaginitis: a study of Nigerian women in an outdoor clinic. Microbial Ecol Health Dis. 21: 72-77.
  • Hekmat, S., H. Soltani, and G. Reid. 2009.Growth and survival of Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 in yogurt for use as a functional food. Innovative Food Sci & Emerging Technologies, 10 (2): 293-296.
  • Sander, M.E. (2009). How Do We Know When Something Called “Probiotic” Is Really a Probiotic? A Guideline for Consumers and Health Care Professionals. Functional Food Reviews, 1(1), 3-12.

2008

  • Anukam, K. C., and G. Reid. 2008. Probiotics: 100 years (1907-2007) after Elie Metchnikoffâs observations. In, "Communicating Current Research and Educational Topics and Trends in Applied Microbiology", A. MÃcndez-Vilas (Editor), Formatex Press, Badajoz, Spain, p 466-474.
  • Anukam, K. C., and G. Reid. 2008. A two species-specific primer set to identify Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 after probiotic use. Int. J. Probiotics. 3: 207-212. 
  • Anukam, K. and G. Reid. 2008. Probiotics: food for thought. In, Nutrigenomic and Proteomics in Health and Disease-food factors and gene interactions. Mine, Y., Miyashita K, Shahidi F. (Eds). Wiley-Blackwell, pp 325-338.
  • Anukam KC, Osazuwa EO, Osadolor BE, Bruce AW, Reid G. 2008. Yogurt containing probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L. reuteri RC-14 helps resolve moderate diarrhea and increases CD4 count in HIV/AIDS patients. J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 42(3):239-43.
  • Anukam, K. C., and G. Reid. 2008. Effects of metronidazole on growth of Gardnerella vaginalis ATCC 14018, probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and vaginal isolate Lactobacillus plantarum KCA. Microbial Ecol. Health Dis. 20: 48-52.
  • Hummelen, R., J. Changalucha, N. Butamanya, A. Cook, D. Habbema, and G. Reid. 2008. Laktobazillen als wirksame HIV-Abwehr? Gynakologie Geburtshilfe [German] 2008(5): 45-46. 
  • Reid, G. (2008). Probiotics and prebiotics – progress and challenges. International Dairy Journal, 18(10), 969-975.
  • Reid, G., Anukam, K., & Koyama, T. (2008). Probiotic products in Canada with clinical evidence: What can gastroenterologists recommend? Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology = Journal Canadien De Gastroenterologie, 22(2), 169-175.

2007

  • Reid, G. 2007. Dairy products and HIV/AIDS. In, Functional Dairy Products, Saarela M (Ed), Macfarlane Production, England, p 117-133.
  • Liu JJ, Reid G, JiangY, Turner MS, Tsai C-C. 2007. Expression of HIV-inactivating proteins by recombinant human vaginal probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14. Cell. Microbiol. 9(1):120-30.
  • Hekmat S, Reid, G. 2007. Survival of Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 in milk. Int. J. Food Sci and Technol. 42: 615-619.
  • Hekmat, S., G. Reid. 2007. Survival of Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 and Lactobacillusrhamnosus GR-1 in milk. Int. J. Food Sci. Tech. 42: 615-619.
  • Baroja, M. L., P. V. Kirjavainen, S. Hekmat, and G. Reid. 2007. Anti-inflammatory effects of probiotic yogurt in inflammatory bowel disease patients. British Society for Immunology, Clin. and Experimental Immunol. 149: 470-479.
  • Hekmat, S., C. Shropshire, N. Soltani, and P. H. Sikkema. 2007.Responses of dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to sulfentrazone. Crop Protection:26: 525-529.
  • Anukam  K.C. ,and G. Reid 2007. Organisms associated with bacterial vaginosis in Nigerian women as determined by PCR-DGGE and 16S rRNA gene sequence. African Health Sciences 7(2):68-72.

2006

  • Anukam, K. C., E. O.Osazuwa, I. Ahonkhai, and G. Reid. 2006. Lactobacillus vaginal microbiota of women attending a reproductive health care service in Benin City, Nigeria. Sex. Trans. Dis. 33(1): 59-62.
  • Anukam K, Osazuwa E, Ahonkhai I, Ngwu M, Osemene G, Bruce AW, Reid G. 2006. Augmentation of antimicrobial metronidazole therapy of bacterial vaginosis with oral probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14: randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. Microbes Infect. 8(6):1450-4.
  • Anukam, K. C., E. O. Osazuwa, and G. Reid. 2006. Knowledge of probiotics by Nigerian clinicians. Int. J. Probiotics Prebiotics 1: 57-62.
  • Anukam, K. C., E. Osazuwa, G. I. Osemene, F. Ehigiagbe, A. W. Bruce and G. Reid. 2006. Clinical study comparing probiotic Lactobacillus GR-1 and RC-14 with metronidazole vaginal gel to treat symptomatic bacterial vaginosis. Microbes Infect. 8(12-13):2772-2776.
  • Hekmat S, Reid, G. 2006. Sensory properties of probiotic yogurt is comparable to standard yogurt. Nutr. Res. 26: 163-166.
  • Hekmat, S., L. Koba. 2006. Fermented Dairy Products: Knowledge and Consumption. Can. J. Diet Prac Res. 67 (4):199-201.
  • Hekmat, S., Reid, G. (2006). Evaluation of sensory properties of probiotic yoghurt fermented with Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 to standard yogurt. Canadian Insttitue of Food Science and Technology, abst. P:125.

2005

  • Anukam, K. C., E. O. Osazuwa, and G. Reid. 2005. Improved appetite of pregnant rats and increased birth weight of newborns following feeding with probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L. rueteri RC-14. J. Appl. Res. 5: 46-52.
  • Anukam K., C., and G. Reid. 2005. Providing probiotics to sub-Saharan Africa: ethical priciples to consider. J. Complem. Integrat. Med. vol 2, issue 1, on line, https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jcim.2005.2.1/jcim.2005.2.1.1015/jcim.2005.2.1.1015.xml.
  • Anukam, K. C., E. O.Osazuwa, I. Ahonkhai, and G. Reid. 2005. Association between absence of vaginal lactobacilli PCR products and Nugent scores interpreted as bacterial vaginosis. Tropical J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 22: 103-107.
  • Anukam, K. C., E. O. Osazuwa, I. Ahonkhai, and G. Reid. 2005. 16S rRNA gene sequence and phylogenetic tree of Lactobacillus species from the vagina of healthy Nigerian women. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 4(11): 1222-1227.
  • Reid, G., S. Anand, M. O. Bingham, G. Mbugua, T. Wadstrom, R. Fuller, K. Anukam, and M. Katsivo. 2005. Probiotics for the Developing World. J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 39: 485-488.