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The Short Story on Short Gut/Bowel Syndrome
Call it what you want: the gut, intestines, bowels - it’s the system of organs are comprised of the small and large intestine (aka the colon). Most people don’t know that key nutrients are digested and absorbed in the gut, not in the stomach. The stomach is useful, don’t get us wrong, but the gut is where most of the action happens. Short Bowel Syndrome, or SBS, can affect a person’s ability to digest and tolerate certain foods as well as the ability to absorb nutrition. A bowel resecti...