Researchers from the University of Sheffield discovered a significant association between a patient’s vitamin D levels and the severity of their IBS symptoms, particularly the extent to which IBS affects their quality of life.
The study, which is the first of its kind, found that out of 51 IBS patients tested 82 per cent exhibited insufficient vitamin D levels.
Source: Health After 50
Different diets work for different people, and now new research reveals that it may be possible to predict how people will react to different diets, based on the composition of the microbes in their gut.
A team of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, has managed to develop a mathematical model that allows them to explain why patients react in different ways to a particular diet.
Source: Medical News Today