Have you CHALLENGED yourself today?

Alessio Fasano M.D.

Zonulin and its regulation of intestinal barrier function: the biological door to inflammation, autoimmunity, and cancer.

The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show, with guest Mat Lalonde

Advertisements

One Response to Have you CHALLENGED yourself today?

  1. Dan Baruch says:

    “With celiac disease, we could never understand how a big protein like gluten was getting through to the immune system. Now we have the answer,” explains Dr. Fasano. “People with celiac have an increased level of zonulin, which opens the junctions between the cells. In essence, the gateways are stuck open, allowing gluten and other allergens to pass. Once these allergens get into the immune system, they are attacked by the antibodies,” adds Dr. Fasano.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: