Friday, February 22, 2013

Liver Handles Leaky Gut Spillover

"However, transport between epithelial-gut cells, or paracellular transport, should only be limited to water, electrolytes and some trace nutrients. When tight junctions are disassembled for whatever reason (gluten, cough, alcohol, cough, cough) whatever happens to be in the lumen now has the ability to breach the gut wall and spill into the portal vein.

Once that happens, it’s the poor, over-worked liver that receives the full brunt of this antigen load. How well it handles this assault and whether those antigens enter systemic circulation depends on how bad the endotoxemia is and the overall health of this organ."

To Dairy Or Not To Dairy? That Is The Question. - Syontix