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Dietary sources of oxidative stress and inflammation

In today’s post-antibiotic age we experience more and more focus on 'gut health', which has become a central topic for research, states a new article in FeedStrategy. What we forget most of the times is the fact that the problem needs to be eliminated from its roots. This can be done by designing a proper starter diet, as the wrong ingredients can induce inflammation and lead indirectly to oxidative stress. Once this vicious cycle is started, it slowly destroys the cell. The overall effects are noticeable: loss of appetite, reduced performance, diarrhea etc.

The article distinguishes between the types of ingredients that can cause most damage for the animals’ gut health and the two major sources of this distress, more exactly lipids and vegetable proteins. Read more here.


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