Tryptophan and Lactobacillus Reuteri: New Therapeutic Strategies for Celiac Disease

People with celiac disease follow a gluten-free diet. But they have a reason to enjoy Thanksgiving turkey dinners more than anyone else. This is because turkey contains the amino acid Tryptophan in high amounts. Researchers found recently that a high Tryptophan diet, along with supplementation with probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, reduced the pathological damage that gluten causes in people with celiac disease, suggesting a new therapeutic strategy for treating this disorder.

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