clays and binders, gut health

clinoptilolite and colloidal silica

We have been in awe in the quality of research coming out of teh Czech Republic regarding the health benefits of the alumina silicate zeolite, clinoptilolite. The Czechs have conducted a long awaited comparison of two processing techniques. It should be noted that Panaceo Inc of Villach Austria sponsored this study. Basic study groups (n… Continue reading clinoptilolite and colloidal silica

gut health

Pectin and butyrate

In 1991 a group of three investigators from representative states in the US Middle West measured short chain fatty acid production from the digestion of fivers by human intestinal bacteria.  Three healthy male donors served as the sources of the inoculum for the anaerobic fermentation of agriculture wastes as well as food grade undigestible polysaccharides.  The media included salts, yeast extract, vitamins, and the reducing agent/sulfur containing amino acid cysteine.