Rio athletes may benefit from ‘leaky gut’ therapy

Posted by on June 29, 2016 6:51 pm
Categories: health

‘Leaky gut’ is a condition where the thin mucosal barrier of the gut, which plays a role in absorbing nutrients and preventing large molecules and germs from the gut entering the blood stream, becomes less effective. It is a particular problem for those taking part in heavy exercise or who are active in hot conditions. New research suggests a simple dietary supplement could help.

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