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Food emulsifiers {50000123}

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Factor:
Food emulsifiers
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Details


Initialisation date:
2019-06-23
Specification:

Artificial flavor

Meta Information


Type:
Diet
Host:
Human
Zone:
Gut Lumen

Notes


- Common food emulsifiers and artificial flavor enhancers have been shown to promote the growth of a certain subtype of pathogenic adherent-invasive E. coli (AIEC), a dangerous bacteria found in the gut microbiome of patients with CD (1)

Shared Notes


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    - Emulsifiers, widely used in processed food to improve food appearance, texture, and palatability due to their intrinsic properties. Emulsifiers affect the gut microbiota, disrupt the mucosal barrier, and promote inflammation; in mice models, they induce metabolic syndrome, colitis, and translocation of Escherichia coli.

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