The evolving understanding of the role of the microbiome and environmental factors in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease makes diet an interesting and potentially powerful tool in the treatment of disease.
However, at this time, evidence is limited but anecdotal reports of success abound.
|Evidence is limited but anecdotal reports of success abound|
|Inflammatory Bowel Diseases|
Dr Caroline Hwang and colleagues report a bewildering array of new diets being tried by patients in an attempt to control diseases.
Dr Hwang and colleagues conclude, "This review attempts to summarize the most common diets for the treating physician."