Added Sugars What are “Added Sugars”? Added Sugars are extra sugar that is not found naturally in our food. Fruits, vegetables, and milk contain sugar naturally. Sugars added during baking and processing to make our food sweet are called Added Sugars. ¾ of all packaged foods have added sugars! Added Sugars have been linked to: […]
Celiac disease is a genetic, autoimmune, digestive disease that affects 1 in every 100 children. When children with Celiac disease eat gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, it causes inflammation and damage to their small intestine. When this inflammation and damage goes unchecked, it can lead to a disruption in every system […]
A Novel Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome is a “functional” gastrointestinal disorder that causes abdominal pain coupled with diarrhea, constipation, or both. “Functional” refers to the fact that abdominal pain cannot be explained by any detectable abnormality. However, the pain is very real. Our digestive tract has a complicated system of nerves […]
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Insider is an educational symposium designed for IBD patients and caregivers. Join us for our first-ever live virtual patient and caregiver scientific symposium—at no cost! January 25, 2020, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST This exclusive event provides live updates from the 2020 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®, the premier conference for IBD […]
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