Milk fat found in junk food may be to blame for dramatic rise in IBS casesSubmitted by Bob-45 on Fri, 06/15/2012 - 03:14
Concentrated milk fat is abundant in processed foods and confectionery
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 12:00 EST, 13 June 2012 | UPDATED: 13:01 EST, 13 June 2012
A great source of calcium - but concentrated fat from milk could be irritating our bowels
A dairy ingredient in junk food may be responsible for rising rates of inflammatory bowel disease and other immune disorders, research suggests.
Scientists believe milk fat upsets the gut ecosystem, causing an influx of potentially harmful bacteria.
In certain individuals, this can trigger an extreme immune reaction, leading to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) conditions such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.