Jill Carnahan, M.D., wrote a blog article called “Mycotoxins: How These Invisible Toxins Are Wreaking Havoc On the Gut.”
From the article:
In general, mycotoxins can change the morphology and the structure of the intestinal epithelium, increasing its permeability and reducing the expression levels of tight junction proteins. They have also been shown to be able to reduce mucus and change the diversity and abundance of intestinal microflora. Here, we’ll look at some of the most common mycotoxins and how they affect gut health.
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