Dietary Emulsifiers & Your Gut Bacteria:
Although you may have made lifestyle and dietary changes to improve health or intestinal inflammation/discomfort; has it translated into improvement? Read on to discover how some simple dietary changes and Regulat intake of LACTIS can inrove your Gut Health.
The best place to begin if suffering from gut inflammation is to minimise your intake of processed foods. By doing so you will eliminate additives such as artificial sweeteners and emulsifiers, often hidden as food numbers or sometimes named on labels. To stay healthy – it is essential to LEARN TO READ FOOD LABELS.
Eliminating processed foods will assist – but if you have eliminated food groups; you may need to consider adding in foods you have deleted from your diet.
Eliminating food groups can starve your resident gut bacteria. Ideally try to eat from all food groups – even if you take in small amounts. Regular intake of LACTIS seems to have an added side benefit. Our clients have reported wanting to eat foods they had eliminated from their diet. Added emulsifiers are prolific in processed foods.
Carrageenan is another controversial emulsifier that has been studied for carcinogenetic effects.
It has been linked to gastrointestinal conditions since the 1960s, but continues to be used in a wide variety of foods and healthcare products.
Carrageenan is derived from red seaweed and is found in many “health” foods as a thickening agent in foods such as soy and coconut milks, to yogurt, nondairy deserts, cottage cheese, and even “organic” deli meats.
Many research findings indicate that regularly ingesting emulsifiers alters the microbiota. The mucous layer that separates the gut bacteria from outside cells thins. When the mucous liner is compromised, bacteria actually reach and are in contact with epithelial gut cells, causing an activation of the immune system and secretion of inflammatory mediators; potentially causing your gut problems.
LACTIS The Missing Link:
Concurrently with dietary changes you can be restoring your own resident gut bacteria….not with probiotics but with BIOGENIC LACTIS – which does not contain live bacteria but the fermented metabolites of 16 strains of Lactobacillus, fermented over one year. Invented in Japan – LACTIS has been a Number 1 best seller in Japan for decades to keep resident gut bacteria well nourished.
Why are Dietary Emulsifiers bad for us?
Did you know that dietary emulsifiers added to processed foods, directly alter human microbiota composition and gene expression ex vivo potentiating intestinal inflammation?
The intestinal microbiota plays a central role in the development of many chronic inflammatory diseases including IBD and metabolic syndrome. Administration of substances that alter microbiota composition, including the synthetic dietary emulsifiers polysorbate 80 (P80) and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), can promote such inflammatory disorders.
A study by Chassaing B, Van de Wiele T, De Bodt J, et al. Gut 2017;66:1414–1427 demonstrated a novel paradigm of deconstructing host–microbiota interactions and indicate that the microbiota can be directly impacted by these commonly used food additives, in a manner that subsequently drives intestinal inflammation.
Another scientific study by Benoit Chassaing et al in published in the Journal Gastroenterology 2016 is titled: “88 Dietary Emulsifiers Directly Impact the Human Gut Microbiota Increasing Its Pro-Inflammatory Potential”.
What is the FDA’s findings re emulsifiers in foods?
The FDA has designated common emulsifiers like polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose or cellulose gum (CMC) “generally regarded as safe” or GRAS. This designation is coveted because it indicates that the FDA considers GRAS substances non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. However, the problem is that emulsifiers have not consistently been tested for side effects.
However, researchers have linked emulsifier-induced inflammation to the development of obesity, type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular and liver disease, and inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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