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Why Calcium Propionate Is Strongly Linked to Diabetes and Autism

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • Propionate is a metabolic byproduct of microbial fermentation in your gut, but the addition of calcium propionate in food may create an imbalance in gut microbiota, triggering altered neurobehavior and insulin resistance


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