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Are Blue Lights Putting Colon Health at Risk?

You’ve likely heard that blue light exposure can make it harder to sleep at night. But new data is showing they could negatively impact colon health too. Blue light emitted by most white LEDs (light-emitting diode) come through the screens of smartphones, tablets, and computer screens. Increasingly, they are coming out of city streetlights. And ...click here to read more

Early Life Use of Antibiotics Is Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk

Mounting evidence is finding that the use of antibiotics in children could increase the risk of diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and type 1 diabetes. For example, a new study published in Genome Medicine has shown that even a short, single antibiotic course given to young animals can predispose them to inflammatory bowel ...click here to read more

Leaky Gut? Try This

Ulcerative colitis is no joke. Neither are the benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. I know you’ve heard it before: fruits and vegetables are the superstars of virtually any diet. It’s true, though. Most of them are “superfoods” whether or not they all get recognized as such. And new research is showing ...click here to read more

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Risk of Dementia Doubled for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients: Study

New research published in the journal Gut has found that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can more than double the risk of developing dementia. This new study adds to the mounting evidence, which suggests that communication between the gut and the central nervous system, known as the ‘gut-brain axis,’ is implicated in various aspects of health ...click here to read more

Connection Exists between Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Celiac Disease Determines Study

Physicians have long suspected a relationship between celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, the association was never proven. But a new study from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster in collaboration with the Society for the Study of Celiac Disease has found that there is a nine-fold increased risk of ...click here to read more

Study Finds Certain Foods Common in Diets of Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

According to a new study, adults with inflammatory bowel disease should avoid certain foods to reduce symptoms. Researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have found that foods such as French fries, cookies, soda, cheese, and energy drinks are some of the “junk foods” that have appeared in diets of those ...click here to read more

Some Fun Foods to Help Keep Things Moving

Digestive issues are no fun for anybody. Unfortunately, most of the foods recommended to get things moving aren’t much more appealing. But the truth is there is a lot more out there than oats, whole grains, and prunes that can help keep things moving. There are a vast array of foods that are high in ...click here to read more