Corpus ID: 8475996

Effects of Caffeine and Coffee on Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Crohn ’ s Disease , & Colitis

@inproceedings{Rafetto2004EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of Caffeine and Coffee on Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Crohn ’ s Disease , & Colitis},
  author={Meri Rafetto and Theresa Grumet and G. French},
  year={2004}
}
  • Meri Rafetto, Theresa Grumet, G. French
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • The prevalence today of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis among the adult population is linked to causative factors from both stress and diet. Twenty percent of adults are estimated to be suffering from IBS alone with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence and constipation and/or loose stools. Certain foods including: caffeine, coffee, decaffeinated coffee, insoluble fiber, alcohol, chocolate, hot spices… CONTINUE READING

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