Category Archives: Bowel permeability

What do you have that chimps don’t have?

Besides your nice new iPhone and a receding hairline, what do modern Homo sapiens have that chimpanzees do not? I recently attended a conference in which Dr. Alessio Fasano spoke. Dr. Fasano is a noted celiac disease investigator who has … Continue reading

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Modern Wheat: A Terrorist’s Delight

Modern wheat is the perfect disrupter of bowel health, a creation that even Al Quaeda couldn’t top. Let’s put aside issues like celiac or gluten-sensitivity triggered by the new gliadin proteins (such as the Glia-alpha9 sequence in most modern wheat), … Continue reading

Posted in Bowel permeability, Gliadin, Inflammation, Lectins, Wheat germ agglutinin | 66 Comments