Nutrition & enzymes

Garlic Constituent Blocks Biofilm Formation

  ScienceDaily (May 27, 2012) — E Pluribus Unum, the de facto motto of the United States, could just as well apply to biofilm-forming bacteria. Bacterial biofilms are far more resistant than individual bacteria to the armories of antibiotics we have devised to combat…

Nutrition - eating well with CF

An important factor for staying healthy is good nutrition. Thick mucus often gets in the way of proper digestion, leading to poor absorption of food and nutrients, as well as problems with weight gain in CF.  Good overall nutrition with…

Pancreatic enzymes

Sticky mucus blocks the digestive tract The majority of people with cystic fibrosis has to take pancreatic enzyme supplements with meals and snacks. The pancreas is a gland in the body connected to the small intestine.  One of the functions of…


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