Is the Small Intestine a Gluconeogenic Organ?


Gluconeo genesis is responsible for the maintenance of blood glucose levels as hepatic glycogen stores become depleted. Traditionally, only liver and kidney have been believed to be capable of gl...

Probiotic microbes: do they need to be alive to be beneficial?


An essential symbiotic relationship exists between intestinal cells and commensal bacteria within the human gastrointestinal tract. Alteration or absence of this interaction may play a role in th...

The 30-foot Pathway


The article presents information related to the intestinal tract, which is found in the abdomen region of every human. The condition of this passageway plays and important role in an individual's...

Effects of Dietary Flaxseed on Intestinal Tumorigenesis in ApcMin Mouse


Dietary flaxseed has been shown to prevent azoxymethane (AOM)-induced colorectal cancers in male Fisher rats. The present study was designed to investigate the chemopreventive effects of dietary ...

Natural Approaches To Leaky Gut


Discusses the natural approaches to leaky guts. Occurrence and causes of leaky guts; Effects and symptoms of the ailment; Usability of Lactulose/Mannitol test for leaky guts; Treatment and correc...

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