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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We are all a collection of cells, organs, and tissues working together in synchrony for one common goal: survival. For most of our evolution humans battled with the environment, other life forms, and sometimes each other for survival. But now it seems for many of us, the battle is within. For some people, rather than … Continue reading Building resilience: The foundation of optimal gut health
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