Ulcerative Colitis

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Colon Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Risks, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options  A colon polyp is a small growth that develops on the inner lining of the colon. The size of colon polyps (1) can range from a few millimeters to several centimeters. The formation of polyps occurs when the genetic material present within the cells on the […]


Criteria For Probiotics: Proof Of Efficacy, Mechanisms Of Action, Proven Product Quality Probiotics are live microorganisms that, upon administration in adequate amounts, help to benefit the host immensely. Probiotics improve the intestinal microbial balance and also provide efficacy by modulating immunity. They are available in a large range of formulations such as powders of yogurt, […]

Great Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) video

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation website, http://www.ccfc.ca, has a great video explaining IBD. Check it out! What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)   The video was made by Dr. Mike Evens, Gastrointestinal Society, and with the support of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada.   Visit the original post here, http://www.ccfc.ca/site/c.ajIRK4NLLhJ0E/b.6349427/k.8651/What_is_IBD.htm

Nutrition-Packed Fruit for an Ulcerative Colitis Diet

Blueberries for an Ulcerative Colitis Diet In a recent study from Lund University in Sweden, scientists investigated different combinations of dietary fibre (blueberry husk) and probiotics that could potentially alleviate and prevent ulcerative colitis and colorectal cancer. They discovered that combining blueberries and probiotics enhanced the anti-inflammatory effect when comparing probiotics or dietary fibre alone. […]