Citrulline / Arginine May Help in “Short Bowel” Syndrome

Citrulline / Arginine May Help in "Short Bowel" Syndrome "Chronic dietary arginine supplementation in PEN pigs induced mucosal growth in the intestine"Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2011 Jan;141(1):63-70. Epub 2010 Nov 24.Enteral arginine does not increase superior mesenteric arterial blood flow but induces mucosal growth in neonatal pigs.Puiman PJ, Stoll B, van Goudoever JB, Burrin DG.SourceDepartment … Continue reading Citrulline / Arginine May Help in “Short Bowel” Syndrome

Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

This study tested and located the ** anti-Helicobacter activity ** of seven Lactobacillus strains The strain displaying the strongest inhibition of H. Pylori was a Lactobacillus from ** sauerkraut **!!! SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPACT OF THE STUDY: In view of the rapid spread of resistant H. pylori strains caused by antibiotic therapy, addition of a fermented … Continue reading Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

Citric acid is cheap, present in many fruits powerful inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori

About 50% of the world population is infected with Helicobacter pylori. The association of peptic ulcer disease with Helicobacter pylori is well documented. Citric acid is a cheap substance present in many fruits and produced by food industry, and it demonstrated powerful inhibitory effect on the growth of Helicobacter pyloriAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWien Klin Wochenschr. 2011 … Continue reading Citric acid is cheap, present in many fruits powerful inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori

Ghrelin; The “Hunger Hormone” Paradox

Ghrelin; The "Hunger Hormone" Paradox Ghrelin concentrations in blood are reduced in obese humans compared to lean control subjects, but whether this is cause or effect is not defined. Patients with anorexia nervosa have higher than normal plasma ghrelin levels, which decrease if weight gain occurs.Amplify’d from http://www.vivo.colostate.eduGhrelinGhrelin is synthesized as a preprohormone, then proteolytically … Continue reading Ghrelin; The “Hunger Hormone” Paradox