I came across an article today from the Garvan Institute for Medical Research that talks about the proper balance of gut flora and it’s relationship to the immune system, specifically to autoimmune diseases. I found this article while doing research to refute an argument from someone that the SCD is nutritionally unbalanced because it lacks […]
science and research into the ulcerative colitis, or gastrointestinal world.
Quick But Important and Interesting Post: Rush University Medical Center is getting ready to start a clinical trial with regards to the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). “Clinical Trial Protocol Description The purpose of this study is to determine if, and how, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet changes the population of bacteria/yeast in the gastrointestinal tract. 200 subjects […]
Hi Everyone (and thanks to Dan for prompting me to look more into this), Most of you may have already read this news, but there is another study recently published on a potential alternative approach treatment for ulcerative colitis. The study involves eating worms/worm eggs of all things. The idea is biologically complex as are […]
Below is an email from Bill who doesn’t have UC, but has provided some EXCEEDINGLY VALUABLE information for all of us living with ulcerative colitis. Please read first what Bill wants to make clear to everyone: “Feel free to share any information I have provided with the proviso that you mention that I am not […]
Here is the write up from Part 6 of the meeting with Les. –Diet –Gut Bacteria – immune system – the hygiene hypothesis(if you haven’t heard of this yet, you will be fascinated) Les: … There isn’t a direct comparison, for example that if you eat this food, its going to have a direct affect […]