digestive health

Probiotic Protein Shows Colon Benefits in Laboratory Rodents

Many people take supplements or have probiotic-enriched yogurt in order to help improve digestion. While controversy has surrounded the efficacy of such products, a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation recognized one specific probiotic protein that promoted good colon health in laboratory rodents.

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Crohn’s Disease Prevents Absorption Of Crucial Vitamin

Gastrointestinal health experts at the Boston University School of Medicine have found that Crohn's Disease, a chronic digestive condition, may prevent the body from absorbing Vitamin D, a nutrient crucial for maintaining bone health.

Their results appeared in the Journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD).


Crohn's Disease and Acid Reflux

Does a GERD Pillow Really Work?

The National Institutes of Health reports that many patients are unsatisfied with conventional Crohn's Disease treatments for a variety of reasons and more than half of these people seek alternatives.

Symptoms of the disease are uncomfortable to live with and can greatly affect the quality of a person's life. As such, it is understandable that those who suffer from this condition would seek alternatives, especially when traditional therapies are often ineffective or cause unwanted side effects.


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