Intestinal Permeability - A New Target for Disease Prevention and Therapy

Intestinal Permeability - A New Target for Disease Prevention and Therapy

Hey guys, thought this was a great article that included some much needed definitions as to what exactly intestinal permeability and intestinal barrier are. In addition, this article goes into great detail explaining many more points that I could briefly mention here about how vulnerable our body can really become once the barrier has been broken and permeability becomes an issue.

  • “Intestinal barrier” is a term that has been established more recently by gastroenterologists, immunologists and microbiologists to emphasize the protective component of the gut shielding us against bacterial invasion, or invasion of other microorganisms and their toxins
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