Heavy consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages linked to higher IBD risk

Excessive intake of sugar-sweetened beverages may increase the risk for inflammatory bowel disease, according to research published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.“Accumulating evidence has linked its rising incidence to dietary changes, including higher intake of fat, sugar, food additives and lower fiber intake. As one of the major sources of free sugar, beverages have been related to inflammation-related health outcomes but received less attention in the field of IBD,” Tian Fu, of the department of gastroenterology at The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central SouthRead More

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