A cup of strawberries a day keeps the doctor away?
A team of researchers presented their results today at the 256th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in the US, seemingly showing that strawberries could help reduce harmful inflammation in the colon.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a set of painful conditions that can cause severe diarrhea and fatigue. Dietary changes can help alleviate the symptoms. In this case, a cup ful of strawberries every day could help reduce the pan of IBD.
"The researchers found that dietary consumption of whole strawberries at a dose equivalent to as low as three-quarters of a cup of strawberries per day in humans significantly suppressed symptoms like body weight loss and bloody diarrhea in mice with IBD."
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