Tag Archives: Inflammatory

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease

Mice with inflammatory bowel disease tried a vegan dietWestend61/Eva Gruendemann/Getty By Donna Lu A low-calorie diet may help alleviate the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). That’s according to experiments with mice with IBD who were fed a low-calorie, low-protein diet and had reduced intestinal inflammation and a regenerated gut as a result. In humans,… Read More »

8 Inflammatory Foods You Might Want To Avoid

Inflammation is raising alarm bells in the health world at the moment, and for good reason. Chronic inflammation is being increasingly linked to a myriad of health concerns. The foods we consume can play a major role in both preventing and exacerbating inflammation. “Research is beginning to show that inflammation starts in the gut, as a result… Read More »

Otago invention helps patients manage Inflammatory Bowel Disease

As increasing numbers of New Zealanders are being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), University of Otago researchers have developed a smartphone application (app) proven to be as effective as clinical care in helping patients manage their disease. IBDsmart, an app for symptom monitoring for patients with IBD was launched by one of the developers,… Read More »