Zonulin's Role In Your Leaky Gut -What is Zonulin? Zonulin is a protein .. that opens the normally closed spaces between cells of the intestinal lining … (these) .. garage doors .. allow transfer of nutrients and other molecules from the intestine into the body when they are open … zonulin acts as the garage door opener ... When these tight junctions are left open, molecules that shouldn’t be absorbed are exposed to the blood which can cause the body’s immune system to react.
Leaky Gut is Benchmark of Autoimmunity. Study: “Changes in intestinal tight junction permeability associated with industrial food additives explain the rising incidence of autoimmune disease.” 7 food additives: These additives are; sugar, salt, emulsifiers, organic solvents, gluten, microbial transglutaminase, and nanoparticles.