New study indicates “leaky gut” precedes inflammation in the gut

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

Circadian disruption changes the microbiome and causes leaky gut

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