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By Enzo Grossi, Fabio Pace

This e-book offers the newest insights into the function of meals and vitamin within the pathophysiology and scientific consequence of many digestive ailments, together with gastrointestinal melanoma, gastroesophageal reflux, gastroparesis, diverticular ailment, inflammatory bowel sickness, irritable bowel syndrome, weight problems, autism and different critical neurological ailments, and liver disorder. The editors have aimed to construct upon the dissemination of clinical info on human healthiness and meals that came about at Expo Milano 2015 (theme: “Feeding the Planet, power for Life”) by means of bringing jointly distinctive specialists in gastroenterology from prestigious Italian universities and health facility facilities to take on novel subject matters in human food and vitamin. within the context of contemporary, excessive tech gastroenterology, you'll overlook or underplay the significance of things equivalent to food. Readers will locate this booklet to be an exceptional resource of the main lately received medical wisdom at the subject, and a beneficial legacy of Expo Milano 2015.

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Current epidemiological evidence indicates that whole grains have a beneficial effect on health; foods from whole grains substantially reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer and play a role in weight management and digestive health. The essential macro- and micronutrients and the phytonutrients found in grains synergistically contribute to their beneficial effects. 2 servings per day) was associated with a risk lower than 21 % of cardiovascular events. In contrast, there was no association with the intake of refined grains [14].

Interestingly, athletes exhibited significantly less Bacteroidetes and more Firmicutes than high BMI controls, although not than lean controls, maybe reflecting in part caloric input differences and food preferences. Very little differences were observed between high and low BMI controls. 4 Antibiotic Intervention Studies Antibiotic treatments have been known to increase body weight in animal models; they have in fact been utilized in livestock farming as growth promoters for decades [42], and their use has been proposed for the treatment of malnutrition in childhood [43].

However, current dietary recommendations suggest to substitute refined grains with whole grains, because many of the beneficial bioactive components intrinsic to whole grains are lost during the refining process. Current epidemiological evidence indicates that whole grains have a beneficial effect on health; foods from whole grains substantially reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer and play a role in weight management and digestive health. The essential macro- and micronutrients and the phytonutrients found in grains synergistically contribute to their beneficial effects.

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