What Causes Leaky Gut: The Benefits Of A Healthy Digestive System

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Our bodies have several mechanisms to protect against toxins, such as physical barriers, digestive secretions, immune surveillance and enzyme systems that process toxins for excretion via sweat, breath, urine and bile or faeces. 70% of our immune system is located around the digestive system. In a normal healthy person, the small intestine behaves like a…

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Antibiotics aggravate gut microbiota

Recent research has concluded that development of antibiotic-resistance within the human body can be contributed to by even one single treatment of antibiotic use. The results of clinical research on healthy individuals has shown that using antibiotics negatively alters gut microbiota communities. After just one treatment of antibiotics, there were considerable shifts in gut ecology…

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