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Organic Acid Markers and Intestinal Health

Gut dysbiosis is a condition characterized by a disruption in the ratio and number of microorganisms (known as the microbiome) in the small and large intestine to include bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungus (Huang, Gao, Yu, Zhu, Ding, & Qin, 2019). Such aberrations in gut function are linked to altered nutrient digestion/absorption, reduced immune/barrier function,…

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Exercise

In addition to nutritional interventions, physical activity has also been shown to help control symptoms and complications of non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD) (Miyake et al., 2014). In the following sections, NAFLD and its relationship to exercise will be explored as another viable means of controlling the disease. Miyake et al. (2014) explored the connection…