How a Leaky Gut and Gut Microbiome Can Affect Our Immune System

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Regina Au

What does a leaky gut, and our gut microbiome, have to do with our immune system?  Scientists are discovering that it has a lot to do with how well our immune system works.Our intestines have a very thin lining that prevents substances other than nutrients to pass into our blood stream.  Intestinal permeability is when the tight junctions (TJs) in the intestinal lining that control what passes through don't work properly and substances leak into the bloodstream.  Imagine the tight...
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