Sodium Butyrate

Sodium Butyrate: An Overlooked Supplement for #Crohn’s Disease #ibd

Sodium butyrate is a short chain fatty acid by-product of gut microbes and the primary energy source for cells lining the colon. Since it is sold as a dietary supplement in the United States, it is not regulated by the FDA as a medication.  Sodium butyrate may be a beneficial supplement for those suffering from mild-to-moderate Crohn’s disease, especially since …