Protective effect of ellagic acid, a natural polyphenolic compound, in a murine model of Crohn's disease.

Current epidemiological and experimental studies support a beneficial role of dietary polyphenols in several gastrointestinal diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease. The aim of this study was to gain a better understanding of the effects of a naturally occurring polyphenol, ellagic acid, present in some fruits such as pomegranate, raspberries and… CONTINUE READING