You have heard of AIP, now learn about IAP

You have heard of the AIP (autoimmune paleo) for gut health? Now learn about IAP. Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase (IAP) is another key player in the intestinal barrier system. IAP is a hydrolase enzyme that mainly expresses in the duodenum of your small intestine. They are found higher in Type 0, and Type B blood types and lowest in type A. One of IAP’s main roles is detoxifying harmful bacterial biproducts like Lipopolysaccharides (LPS) so that it doesn’t permeate the gut barrier. LPS is cell wall derivative from gram negative bacteria in the gut that is being studies as one of the key molecules that is harmful in intestinal barrier problems (aka leaky gut). We have even seen LPS blamed for

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