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.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 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