Really interesting question. Possibly related to that: have you read how artificial sugar consumption may be really messing with normal gut bacteria and was found to be associated with obesity and metabolic disorder and diabetes in some susceptible people? I just wonder if artificial sweeteners consumption could also be a factor in poor Biotin absorption:Could it be that modern antibiotics are killing off the same gut bacteria that provide natural B7 and that modern MS is somehow related to a vitamin B7 deficiency caused by excessive antibiotic use?
Here is an article from Scientific American on artificial sweeteners, gut bacteria, and disease:
Artificial Sweeteners May Have Despicable Impacts on Gut Microbes
By Sheena Faherty | November 26, 2014 |
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/gue ... -microbes/
I also wonder if diets like the Wahls protocol might work at least in part because they boost Biotin and probably other beneficial micronutrients not necessarily even discovered yet...But the take home point is this: findings from two independent studies suggest that messing with the microbiome may have despicable consequences. Artificial sweeteners were originally intended to stave off the increasing obesity and metabolic disease epidemic, but instead they may have directly contributed to it.
Disclaimer: I'm not a medical professional, just a curious person with MS reading and sharing information from the web and guessing about what it might mean...