Vitamin D Aids Leaky Gut

Just to point out this recent finding that Vitamin D supplementation reduced intestinal permeability in trials. Vitamin D could hold key to Crohn’s treatment Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory problem of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, affects more people in the gloomier northern regions—and now researchers think that vitamin D, the ‘sunshine …

New Leaky Gut Factsheet

  For your delectation today we have a new Leaky Gut/Hyper-Permeability factsheet. Leaky Gut, or actually body barrier breakdown, as many of you know, is a specialist subject of mine so I did have to limit myself to stop this factsheet being enormous, ha! That said, it is jam-packed with useful stuff for you. It includes …

The New Gluten Plan Q&A

  After almost 6 months' hard slog, which only started out as a quick update to the Barrier Plan!, I have now released the all new singing and dancing Gluten Plan. In essence the Gluten Plan is aimed helping you with any form of gluten related disorder from simple gluten intolerance (ha!) to full-blown NCGS with …

Missing Protein Inhibitor Could Be the Cause Of Barrier Breakdown

Some real hope for us today in the guise of a study suggesting that people with hyper-permeability may be lacking in a particular protease inhibitor that protects the integrity of the body barriers. That's dynamite info. The researchers: have shown that Elafin, a protein with anti-inflammatory properties, is less abundant in patients with celiac disease …