Good Eats and Bad: 6 GI Issues in the News

January 13, 2017

Controversy around dietary sugar guidelines and a study of red meat and diverticulitis top the latest research on food and GI disorders.

A controversial review of dietary sugar guidelines, a study of red meat and diverticulitis, an antioxidant found in breast milk to prevent liver disease-we offer these and other highlights of recent food and GI studies of interest to primary care physicians.Scroll through the slides above for key findings. Original sources are below.              Sources1. The Sweet and Sour of Sugarhttps://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/19/well/eat/a-food-industry-study-tries-to-discredit-advice-about-sugar.html?_r=02. Red Meat Boosts Diverticulitis Riskhttp://gut.bmj.com/content/early/2017/01/03/gutjnl-2016-3130823. Prevent Liver Disease with Breast Milk Antioxidanthttp://www.fasebj.org/content/early/2016/12/22/fj.201600906R4. Fish Oil Supplements and Omega 3s May Trim Heart Problemshttp://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(16)30681-4/fulltext5. Genes and Crohn Diseasehttp://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.3755.html6. Mediterranean Diet Retains Brain Volumehttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-01/aaon-mdm122916.php