Q&A: Patients with Crohn’s disease may prefer Mediterranean diet

Q&A: Patients with Crohn’s disease may prefer Mediterranean diet

In a recent randomized controlled trial, researchers found that both the specific carbohydrate diet and the Mediterranean diet were associated with improvements in mild to moderate Crohn’s disease symptoms.For the trial, Arun Swaminath, MD, an associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and chief of the division of gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital, and colleagues randomly assigned 194 adults with Crohn’s disease and mild to moderate symptoms in a 1:1 ratio to the Mediterranean diet or specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) for 12 weeks.The researchersRead More

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