Breaking down the science on probiotics-new research suggests benefits for celiacs.
I saw a recent posting on a Celiac site about a study from Finland. It said that:
"Bifidobacterium lactis inhibited the gliadin-induced increase dose-dependently in epithelial permeability, and, at higher concentrations totally eliminated the gliadin-induced reduction in transepithelial resistance."
OK - all fancy words that basically say that a probiotic kept gluten from getting through gut cells (in a petri dish).
Read the rest of Michael's entry here.