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Study links food emulsifiers to changes in gut bacteria

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Mar 04, 2015

Emulsifiers used in processed foods may upset the balance of good bacteria in the gut and play a role in inflammatory processes linked to obesity-related diseases and inflammatory bowel disease, researchers reported. The study found that mice fed emulsifiers also started to overeat, but dietitian Catherine Collins cautioned that the dosage used was much higher than what people would get in a usual diet. NBC News (02/25)


Dietitian debunks myths about how we digest certain food combinations

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Choose refrigerated probiotic supplements, dietitian says

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Study: Celiac disease increased among older adults, general population

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Mar 04, 2015

Study links medications to higher microscopic colitis risk

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Study: Colon cancer survival may be linked to disease location

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Foodborne illnesses: Protect your gut

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

NSAIDs and ulcers: How to avoid unsuspected damage

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Mar 04, 2015

Dealing with the fatigue of IBD

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Smokers die a decade earlier than nonsmokers in study

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015


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