Inflammatory Bowel Disease is the main category under which many gut issues associated with inflammation of the bowels and is also accompanied by bad diarrhea, fatigue, and pain. In research studies done on mice, the rodents who ate about 3/4 cup of strawberries saw inflammation in their colon reduced. In addition, many of the symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome were also lowered. However, this finding should not be regarded as dietary advice for humans just yet.

Key Takeaways:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used to describe a number of conditions which cause diarrhea, pain, and fatigue.
  • One study involving mice showed a significant reduction in inflammation of the colon when the mice consumed strawberries.
  • So far, this study has only been conducted on mice and you should talk to your doctor before you make any changes in your diet.

““The sedentary lifestyle and dietary habits of many people in this country—high-sugar, high-animal-fat, but low-fiber diets—may promote colonic inflammation and increase the risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms or IBD,” said Hang Xiao, the study’s lead.”

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