By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs, Special to the Star-Advertiser
April 23, 2017
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Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. These intestinal tract cells have a challenging balancing act. In addition to taking nutrients in, they also serve as a key barrier between the body and naturally occurring or environmental toxins that are commonly in food.