NIH Grants $1.35 Million for Research on Food Emulsifiers Impact in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

NIH Grants $1.35 Million for Research on Food Emulsifiers Impact in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
A Georgia State University professor has been recently granted $1.35 million by The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct research on how food emulsifiers impact the gut microbiome and how they play a role in the development of gut chronic inflammatory conditions. Emulsifiers

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  1. Veronique says:

    Great news !
    – Of note: Budesonide – to treat IBD – contains in its exciptients Polysorbate 80 (among other potential irritants or toxic compounds – talc, sucrose, maize starch, gelatine, titanium dioxide, iron oxide…). Quite upsetting.
    – Dr Arie Levine is already evaluating a Crohn’s Disease exclusion Diet (excluding food components – such as Polysorbate 80 – that promotes intestinal inflammation and intestinal permeability, while allowing exposure to some fibers), which is promising to induce and maintain remission of Crohn’s Disease.
    https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02231814

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