Randomized Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation to Prevent Seasonal Influenza and Upper Respiratory Infection in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Randomized Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation to Prevent Seasonal Influenza and Upper Respiratory Infection in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Jan 02;: Authors: Arihiro S, Nakashima A, Matsuoka M, Suto S, Uchiyama K, Kato T, Mitobe J, Komoike N, Itagaki M, Miyakawa Y, Koido S, Hokari A, Saruta M, Tajiri H, Matsuura T, Urashima M Abstract Background: We evaluated whether oral vitamin D supplementation during the winter and early spring reduces the incidence of influenza and upper respiratory infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).…

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Treatment of Active Crohn’s Disease With an Ordinary Food-based Diet That Replicates Exclusive Enteral Nutrition.

Related Articles Treatment of Active Crohn’s Disease With an Ordinary Food-based Diet That Replicates Exclusive Enteral Nutrition. Gastroenterology. 2018 Dec 11;: Authors: Svolos V, Hansen R, Nichols B, Quince C, Ijaz UZ, Papadopoulou RT, Edwards CA, Watson D, Alghamdi A, Brejnrod A, Ansalone C, Duncan H, Gervais L, Tayler R, Salmond J, Bolognini D, Klopfleisch R, Gaya DR, Milling S, Russell RK, Gerasimidis K Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) is the only established dietary treatment for Crohn’s disease (CD), but its acceptability is limited. There is a…

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Review article: emulsifiers in the food supply and implications for gastrointestinal disease.

Related Articles Review article: emulsifiers in the food supply and implications for gastrointestinal disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Jan;49(1):41-50 Authors: Halmos EP, Mack A, Gibson PR Abstract BACKGROUND: Dietary emulsifiers are the latest food additives to be associated with intestinal, cardiovascular and metabolic health. Most recently, there are postulations around certain emulsifiers playing a role in the development of Crohn’s disease. AIM: To review the use of food-based emulsifiers, their content in the food supply and mechanisms by which they might exert potentially detrimental biological effects. METHODS: Information on emulsifiers…

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Diets, functional foods, and nutraceuticals as alternative therapies for inflammatory bowel disease: Present status and future trends.

Related Articles Diets, functional foods, and nutraceuticals as alternative therapies for inflammatory bowel disease: Present status and future trends. World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul 07;24(25):2673-2685 Authors: Mijan MA, Lim BO Abstract Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a serious health concern among western societies. The disease is also on the rise in some East Asian countries and in Australia. Health professionals and dietitians around the world are facing an unprecedented challenge to prevent and control the increasing prevalence of IBD. The current therapeutic strategy that includes drugs and biological treatments is…

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Effect of a concomitant elemental diet with maintenance anti-TNF-α antibody therapy in patients with Crohn’s disease: A multicenter, prospective cohort study.

Effect of a concomitant elemental diet with maintenance anti-TNF-α antibody therapy in patients with Crohn’s disease: A multicenter, prospective cohort study. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jun 23;: Authors: Hirai F, Ishida T, Takeshima F, Yamamoto S, Yoshikawa I, Ashizuka S, Inatsu H, Mitsuyama K, Sou S, Iwakiri R, Nozaki R, Ohi H, Esaki M, Iida M, Matsui T, Additional Power of Elemental Diet on Maintenance Biologics Therapy in Crohn’s Disease (ADORE) study group Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The aim of this study was to clarify the additional effect of a…

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Diet Modifies Colonic Microbiota and CD4+ T Cell Repertoire to Induce Flares of Colitis in Mice With Myeloid-cell Expression of Interleukin 23.

Related Articles Diet Modifies Colonic Microbiota and CD4+ T Cell Repertoire to Induce Flares of Colitis in Mice With Myeloid-cell Expression of Interleukin 23. Gastroenterology. 2018 Jun 14;: Authors: Chen L, He Z, Iuga AC, Martins Filho SN, Faith JJ, Clemente JC, Deshpande M, Jayaprakash A, Colombel JF, Lafaille JJ, Sachidanandam R, Furtado GC, Lira SA Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Several studies have shown that signaling via the interleukin 23 (IL23) receptor is required for development of colitis. We studied the roles of IL23, dietary factors, alterations to the microbiota,…

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Children with Crohn’s Disease Frequently Consume Select Food Additives.

Related Articles Children with Crohn’s Disease Frequently Consume Select Food Additives. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jun 04;: Authors: Lee D, Swan CK, Suskind D, Wahbeh G, Vanamala J, Baldassano RN, Leonard MB, Lampe JW Abstract OBJECTIVE: Certain food additives may promote the pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease (CD), but thus far the evaluation of food additive exposures in humans has been limited. The objective of this study was to quantify food additive exposures in children with CD. METHODS: In a trial for bone health in CD, children were followed over 24 months…

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Food Exclusion Based on IgG Antibodies Alleviates Symptoms in Ulcerative Colitis: A Prospective Study.

Food Exclusion Based on IgG Antibodies Alleviates Symptoms in Ulcerative Colitis: A Prospective Study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 16;: Authors: Jian L, Anqi H, Gang L, Litian W, Yanyan X, Mengdi W, Tong L Abstract Background: Most patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) rely predominantly on medication for disease control. Diet interventions can reduce pharmaceutical expenditures and prolong remission. We designed a prospective study to evaluate whether an immunoglobulin G (IgG)-guided exclusion diet would improve symptoms and quality of life (QoL) in patients with UC. Methods: The 6-month diet intervention…

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Dietary Magnesium Alleviates Experimental Murine Colitis Through Upregulation of the Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 6 Channel.

Dietary Magnesium Alleviates Experimental Murine Colitis Through Upregulation of the Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 6 Channel. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 18;: Authors: Trapani V, Petito V, Di Agostini A, Arduini D, Hamersma W, Pietropaolo G, Luongo F, Arena V, Stigliano E, Lopetuso LR, Gasbarrini A, Wolf FI, Scaldaferri F Abstract Background: Magnesium (Mg) is essential for human health and is absorbed mainly in the intestine. In view of the likely occurrence of an Mg deficit in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the documented role of Mg in modulating inflammation,…

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