High-sugar diet can damage the gut, intensifying risk for colitis — ScienceDaily

Mice fed diets high in sugar developed worse colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and researchers examining their large intestines found more of the bacteria that can damage the gut’s protective mucus layer. “Colitis is a major public health problem in the U.S. and in other Western countries,” says Hasan Zaki, Ph.D., who […]