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New study: Low carbohydrate diets could impact mortality

New study: Low carb diets could impact mortality

Low carbohydrate diets, which restrict carbohydrate in favour of increased protein or fat intake, or both, are a popular weight-loss strategy. However, the long-term effect of carbohydrate restriction on mortality is controversial and could depend on whether dietary carbohydrate is replaced by plant-based or animal-based fat and protein. We aimed to investigate the association between […]

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IBD-friendly recipe for winter: Warming Pumpkin Soup

Posted: June 6 2018

The insoluble fibre of vegetables like pumpkin and sweet potato is generally easier to digest than soluble fibre, and each of the spices used boasts its own nutritional benefits. Turmeric carries powerful anti-inflammatory properties and cinnamon helps stabilise blood sugar levels, whilst nutmeg is known to detoxify the kidney and liver. Ingredients: (Serves 5) 1 […]

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The common symptoms that might be Crohn’s disease

Posted: May 17 2018

Known for wreaking havoc on the digestive system, Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune condition that’s more common than you may think. In fact, many Americans walk around with it — and they don’t even know it. Many signs of Crohn’s disease are common with other ailments, which makes it difficult to diagnose. We suggest making an appointment with your […]

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Role of diet in the management of inflammatory bowel disease

By Nirooshun Rajendran and Devinder Kumar

While the connection between a patient’s diet and the causes of the condition known as IBD are readily apparent to medical practitioners specialising in the field, researchers have consistently found it difficult to prove in a qualitative or quantitative manner. It is conjectured that enteral feeding and polymeric diets are equally effective at bringing about […]

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Specific carbohydrate diet for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in clinical practice within an academic IBD center

By Chinonyelum Obih M.D, Ghassan Wahbeh M.D Dale Lee M.D

While dietary concerns have been identified as being linked to the pathogenesis of IBD, common clinical treatment has not broughts diet adjustments to the forefront. This being said the Seattle Children’s Hospital has lead the charge in developing an integrated program focused on dietary concerns. This program incorporates the specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) into their […]

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Prebiotics and Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

By Bincy P. Abraham, Eamonn M. M. Quigley

In 2014, a team of scientists sought to identify whether the use of probiotics and prebiotics in treatment of IBD patients have a clinical benefit. The study contends that clinical studies to this point have not realized this promise. They further proceed to infer that there is no substantial evidence to qualify the use of […]

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Dietary Patterns and Self-Reported Associations of Diet with Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Aaron B. CohenDale LeeMillie D. LongMichael D. Kappelman

A persisting issue with dietary concerns for IBD patients is that there is whole insufficient data to provide analytically solid recommendations for eating habits. However patients themselves continue to voice their personal experience in how dietary changes have improved their conditions. In a 2012 study, researchers attempted to quantify these patient reports. The study’s conclusions […]

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Fermentable Carbohydrate Restriction (Low FODMAP Diet) in Clinical Practice Improves Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Bret A. Lashner, M.D., M.P.H. Fabio Cominelli, M.D., Ph.D.

A large number of patients who have the condition inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experience functional-like gastrointestinal symptoms (FGS) even during the diseases’ remission. Some research has alluded to the fact that dietary restriction of fermentable carbohydrates in cases can reduce the effects of FGS. This is what is called a low FOODMAP diet. This was […]

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Diet, the human gut microbiota, and IBD

By Gary D.Wu, Frederic D.Bushman, James D.Lewis

Gut Microbiota is the name given to a large number of microorganisms that live in the human gut. They have significant importance in maintaining a healthy digestive system. However they also a key factor in establishing the manner of development of various diseases (pathogenesis) including IBD. With a rapid increase in incidents over recent decades […]

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Assessing the Relationship of Vitamin D with Iron Status in Children with Inflammatory Bowel

Sana Syed, Ellen M Smith, Vin Tangpricha

IBD is a chronic intestinal condition which is manifested in the combination of several nutritional coordinating diseases including Vitamin D deficiencies. Vitamin D has recently been linked to iron metabolism through down-regulatory effects on hepcidin and hepcidin-stimulatory pro-inflammatory cytokines. In 2016, researchers published a study in the FASEB Journal which sought to address the claim […]

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