Q. What is leaky gut and how can I prevent or treat it?

A. Alicia Romano, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, specialized ambulatory and nutrition support dietitian at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center, answers: “The intestinal lining is a tight barrier, controlling what gets absorbed into the bloodstream. Leaky gut, defined as increased intestinal permeability, refers to a loosening of this barrier that allows for the absorption of material […]
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