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IBS, Prebiotics and Allergies 

11/6/2015:  Prebiotics Can Prevent Allergies

Prebiotics stimulate the growth of bacteria in the intestine. Antoine Magnan, researcher at France's Inserm research institute concluded that, "Adding prebiotics thus considerably reduced the severity of the allergies [in mice]."  [1]

11/12/2015:  IBS and Allergies Are Linked

The Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology summarized the results of two studies that both concluded that food allergies and related genes increase the chances of having IBS.  Dr. Antonio Carroccio, Ospedale Civili Riuniti in Italy, states, the link between IBS and having genes that raise your risk of getting certain allergies is well known and real. [2]

[1]  http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/prebiotics-help-prevent-food/2015/11/06/id/700937/

[2]  http://www.webmd.com/ibs/news/20151112/food-allergies-ibs-diarrhea

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