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Plant-Based Diets Relieve Crohn’s Symptoms

Illustration of Inflamed Large and Small Intestines
Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of parts of the digestive tract's lining. The most common site of occurrence for the inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn's is at the end of the small intestine (ileum) and the beginning of the large intestine (cecum). This infla...
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Fruits and Veggies Reduce Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk

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Can regular consumption of fruits and vegetables help to reduce the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease? The results of a study conducted by a team of researchers from China attempts to provide the answer to this question. According to the study published in the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology , people eating diet...
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High Fiber Diets Ward off Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gastrointestinal Tract
Inflammatory Bowel Disease is the term used to describe both Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are disorders of the gastrointestinal tract that cause prolonged inflammation of the gut. The gut is comprised of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. While ...
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Dietary intake and risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review of the literature.

Adequate intake of fruits, fiber, and vegetables may help protect individuals from inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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Consumption of vegetables and fruit and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis.

High consumers of fruits and vegetables are less likely to develop inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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Long-term intake of dietary fat and risk of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Individuals who consistently consume large amounts of trans-unsaturated fats are highly vulnerable to ulcerative colitis.

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Finding Relief for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Finding Relief for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
It is believed that as many as 1.4 million Americans suffer with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Symptoms can include diarrhea, constipation, bowel urgency, stomach pain, cramping, bloating, bloody stools, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, skin problems, fever, and anemia. The disease typically has times of remission where people with IBD experience a near normal life...
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