Carbohydrate Intake in the Etiology of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

Simon S M Chan, Robert Luben, Fiona van Schaik, Bas Oldenburg, H Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita, Göran Hallmans, Pontus Karling, Stefan Lindgren, Olof Grip, Timothy Key, Francesca L Crowe, Manuela M Bergmann, Kim Overvad, Domenico Palli, Giovanna Masala, Kay-Tee Khaw, Antoine Racine, Franck Carbonnel, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Anja OlsenAnne Tjonneland, Rudolf Kaaks, Rosario Tumino, Antonia Trichopoulou, Andrew R Hart

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Diet may have a role in the etiology of inflammatory bowel disease. In previous studies, the associations between increased intakes of carbohydrates, sugar, starch, and inflammatory bowel disease are inconsistent. However, few prospective studies have investigated the associations between these macronutrients and incident Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2013-2021
JournalInflammatory Bowel Diseases
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology


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