A little insurance for Celiacs on the road?

March 16, 2009

A little insurance for Celiacs on the road?

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.

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