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Researchers Find Dietary Changes That Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

18:39 EDT 10 Oct 2019 | Discover Magazine

(Credit: Rimma Bondarenko/Shutterstock) In recent years, researchers have pinpointed a group of compounds called FODMAPs that are common trigger foods for people with irritable bowel syndrome. But it wasn’t immediately clear whether eliminating these foods could also help people with more serious conditions like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis — or if it might actually hurt their already-sensitive guts. Now, a new report in the journal Gastroenterology suggests a diet low in FODMAP

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