Glutamine May Help Your Leaky Gut

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I have come across L-glutamine a dozen or so times when looking for different methods to heal intestinal permeability or leaky gut and I’m sure if you are reading this you have as well. So when I sat down to write this article I thought it would be a simple dive into the literature to […]

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Leaky Gut Driving Disease States

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Now that we have covered what intestinal permeability or ‘leaky gut’ actually is we can now move onto some possible health conditions associated with the condition. As previously covered the intestinal barrier forms a front line defence against anything we consume. There are numerous mechanisms that work tirelessly to monitor what is allowed passage from […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Immune System & The Microbiome

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Both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are inflammatory, recurrent, bowel diseases. Ulcerative colitis is characterised by abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea and fluctuating inflammation of the mucosal lining found in the colon and the rectum (1, 2). Similar in many ways, Crohn’s disease is characterised by ulcerations found predominantly in the ileocolonic (90%) although the hallmark […]

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