Mary Ellen Sanders

Summary

Affiliation: Dairy and Food Culture Technologies
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Probiotics: considerations for human health
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122 2526, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:91-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight of evidence needed to substantiate a health effect for probiotics and prebiotics: regulatory considerations in Canada, E.U., and U.S
    M E Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial CO 80122, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:303-10. 2005
  3. pmc Good intentions, poor study design
    Thomas A Tompkins
    Can Fam Physician 50:1499-500. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of treatment effects on the microbial ecology of the human intestine
    Anna L Engelbrektson
    Environmental Biotechnology Institute, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 94307, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:239-50. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Summary of probiotic activities of Bifidobacterium lactis HN019
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:776-83. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Probiotics: definition, sources, selection, and uses
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics and Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, Colorado 80122, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S58-61; discussion S144-51. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Use of probiotics and yogurts in maintenance of health
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:S71-4. 2008
  8. pmc Safety assessment of probiotics for human use
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO, USA
    Gut Microbes 1:164-85. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The science and regulations of probiotic food and supplement product labeling
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1219:E1-E23. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Selected topics in probiotics and prebiotics: meeting report for the 2004 international scientific association for probiotics and prebiotics
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122 2526, USA
    Curr Issues Intest Microbiol 6:55-68. 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Probiotics: considerations for human health
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122 2526, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:91-9. 2003
    ..In some cases, general health claims are made that cannot be substantiated for the specific strains and levels being used and consumers must therefore beware...
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight of evidence needed to substantiate a health effect for probiotics and prebiotics: regulatory considerations in Canada, E.U., and U.S
    M E Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial CO 80122, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:303-10. 2005
    ..Limitations of in vitro, animal and different types of human studies used for efficacy substantiation for probiotics and prebiotics are discussed...
  3. pmc Good intentions, poor study design
    Thomas A Tompkins
    Can Fam Physician 50:1499-500. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of treatment effects on the microbial ecology of the human intestine
    Anna L Engelbrektson
    Environmental Biotechnology Institute, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 94307, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:239-50. 2006
    ..In addition, a large within-subject sample size and multiple baseline samples are necessary to accurately analyze treatment effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Summary of probiotic activities of Bifidobacterium lactis HN019
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:776-83. 2006
    ..HN019 is a well-characterized probiotic strain with documented probiotic effects of meaningful magnitude especially in the area of immune system modulation...
  6. doi request reprint Probiotics: definition, sources, selection, and uses
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics and Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, Colorado 80122, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S58-61; discussion S144-51. 2008
    ..Several characteristics commonly presumed to be essential to probiotics, such as human origin and the ability to improve the balance of the intestinal microbiota, are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Use of probiotics and yogurts in maintenance of health
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:S71-4. 2008
    ..The live microorganisms mediating these effects may be delivered in different formats, but the role of yogurt as a delivery vehicle for efficacious probiotics is specifically discussed...
  8. pmc Safety assessment of probiotics for human use
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO, USA
    Gut Microbes 1:164-85. 2010
    ..The field of probiotic safety is characterized by the scarcity of studies specifically designed to assess safety contrasted with the long history of safe use of many of these microbes in foods...
  9. doi request reprint The science and regulations of probiotic food and supplement product labeling
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1219:E1-E23. 2011
    ..S. government regulatory experts tasked with oversight of probiotic foods and dietary supplement products; and other experts in the field interested in the development of probiotics for the U.S. market...
  10. ncbi request reprint Selected topics in probiotics and prebiotics: meeting report for the 2004 international scientific association for probiotics and prebiotics
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial, CO 80122 2526, USA
    Curr Issues Intest Microbiol 6:55-68. 2005
    ..Brief conclusions from these discussion groups are summarized in this paper...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health claims substantiation for probiotic and prebiotic products
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO, USA
    Gut Microbes 2:127-33. 2011
    ..This report highlights key points from this discussion. ..
  12. doi request reprint Impact of probiotics on colonizing microbiota of the gut
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, CO, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:S115-9. 2011
    ..Further research will provide insight into the degree of permanence of probiotic-induced changes, although research to date suggests that continued probiotic consumption is needed for sustained impact...
  13. doi request reprint Food formats for effective delivery of probiotics
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, Colorado 80122, USA
    Annu Rev Food Sci Technol 1:65-85. 2010
    ..These studies, combined with controlled human studies, are important future research activities for advancing this field...
  14. doi request reprint An update on the use and investigation of probiotics in health and disease
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Centennial, Colorado, USA
    Gut 62:787-96. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Bringing a probiotic-containing functional food to the market: microbiological, product, regulatory and labeling issues
    M E Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Littleton, Colorado 80122, USA
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 76:293-315. 1999
    ..The regulatory climate worldwide appears to be one of caution about overstating the benefits of such products but at the same time not preventing corporate commitment to marketing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Invited review: the scientific basis of Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM functionality as a probiotic
    M E Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, Littleton, CO 80122 2526, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:319-31. 2001
    ..Further validation of the probiotic properties of NCFM in humans and clarification of its mechanisms of probiotic action are needed to better understand the role this strain might play in promoting human health...
  17. doi request reprint Executive summary: scientific and regulatory challenges of development of probiotics as foods and drugs
    Freddie Ann Hoffman
    HeteroGeneity, Washington, DC 20011, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S53-7. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Probiotic and prebiotic influence beyond the intestinal tract
    Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop
    Danone Research, RD 128, Palaiseau, France
    Nutr Rev 65:469-89. 2007
    ..These observations, among others, suggest a broader spectrum of influence than commonly considered for these unique substances...
  19. doi request reprint Probiotic prophylaxis in predicted severe acute pancreatitis
    Gregor Reid
    Lancet 372:112-3; author reply 114. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the microbial ecology of the human colon by probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics to enhance human health: an overview of enabling science and potential applications
    Robert A Rastall
    School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, PO Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 52:145-52. 2005
    ..Increasing knowledge of the metabolism of prebiotics by probiotics is allowing us to consider specifically targeting such dietary intervention tools at specific population groups and specific disease states...
  21. ncbi request reprint A nonviable preparation of Lactobacillus acidophilus is not a probiotic
    Mary Ellen Sanders
    Clin Infect Dis 44:886. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Discussion on toll-like receptor 9 signaling mediates the anti-inflammatory effects of probiotics in murine experimental colitis
    Gregor Reid
    Gastroenterology 127:366-7; author reply 367. 2004
  23. doi request reprint Recommendations for probiotic use--2008
    Martin H Floch
    Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8019, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:S104-8. 2008
    ..Many reports in the "C" recommendations were significant but fell short of receiving stronger ratings because of the size of reported patient studies, and also the factors that limited categories to the "B" rating...