Role of Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

@article{Ruemmele2016RoleOD,
  title={Role of Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.},
  author={Frank M. Ruemmele},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 Suppl 1},
  pages={33-41}
}
The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is steadily in the rise in Western as well as in developing countries paralleling the increase of westernized diets, characterized by high protein and fat as well as excessive sugar intake, with less vegetables and fiber. An interesting hypothesis is that environmental (food-) triggered changes of the intestinal microbiome might cause a proinflammatory state preceding the development of IBD. Indeed, an intact intestinal epithelial barrier… CONTINUE READING
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