Gastroenterologist and researcher working at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Alessio Fasano and his team of researchers discovered zonulin in 2000.
In recent years diseases such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and many others, have been on the rise. There is the obvious contributing factor of genetics, but a main contributing factor is the modern diet.
There have been many scientific studies that demonstrate fulvic acid's ability to improve chronic inflammation and the diseases this inflammation can cause. This particular study focused on inflammation and its role in the development of diabetes.