A new study published last week found that in the dextran sodium sulfate(DSS)-induced model of colitis, the gut becomes leaky prior to the inflammatory process. Furthermore, introduction of probiotics either improved or worsened the situation depending on when they were introduced. While there's quite a bit to take from this study, it's important to identify … Continue reading New study indicates “leaky gut” precedes inflammation in the gut
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People with gut problems often spend an eternity looking for how to improve their gut health. Many look to simple solutions such as supplements and cutting things out of their diet. These approaches rarely work in the long term because they're missing a large part of the equation. They don't look at the body as … Continue reading How to improve gut health? Build resilience
From the inception of this blog my goal was to illustrate to people the importance of lifestyle for maintaining a healthy gut. I feel people put too much focus on things like probiotic and prebiotic supplementation and not enough on lifestyle factors. I also think most people get the idea that diet matters, but other … Continue reading Circadian disruption changes the microbiome and causes leaky gut