IBD: A Low-calorie Plant Diet Relieves Inflammation, Repairs Gut

IBD: A Low-calorie Plant Diet Relieves Inflammation, Repairs Gut

Source: Medical News Today

Scientists at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles recently tested what they describe as the “fasting-mimicking” diet on a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In a study paper that now features in the journal Cell Reports, they describe how, compared with water-only fasting, periodic 4-day cycles of the fasting-mimicking diet “partially reversed” hallmarks of IBD in the mice.

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