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  1. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    I recently posted in the DIET section about the link between starch, molecular mimicry and gut pathogens. Basically a particular pathogen called Klebsiella feeds on non-fibre dietary starch. The bacteria makes a carbohydrate degrading enzyme called HLA-B27 that mimics proteins in our body. In an...
  2. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    It's possible that most forms of IBS are caused by bacterial overgrowth and constipation, and that these in turn are due to a highly refined diet of starches and sugars. IBS-C is generally regarded as being a completely separate disorder to IBS-D although IBS-D could be a natural progression...
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