Ulcerative colitis (chronic inflammation of the colon)
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, relapsing inflammation of the colon. Mainly affected the superficial layers of the mucosa in the colon. In ulcerative colitis develop inflammatory ulcers that bleed easily. Typical symptoms are bloody stools, diarrhea and abdominal pain.
In some ways, similar to ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease that occurs mainly in the small intestine, but can also affect the colon. Sometimes the disease is difficult to distinguish from each other. Colitits colitis and Crohn’s disease are among the Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Read more …
All-clear for red meat, beware of the sausage
Pork, beef or lamb meat harms the cardiovascular system is not – unless it is processed into hams, sausages and hot dogs.
Scientists at Harvard University in Boston have from 1600 scientific papers on “Meat consumption and risk of heart” the top 20 are filtered out and subjected to a meta-analysis. The data of more than 1.2 million people from ten countries, led to the conclusion that meat in processed form represents only a risk to heart health, but not if it goes into natural pot and pan.
Harmful slice of ham
Every day a large slice of ham, bacon and sausage (50 grams) increase the risk of getting a cardiovascular disease by 42 percent. The risk for type 2 diabetes increases by 19 percent. For red meat per se, the researchers Renata Micha to this effect not determined. “If you look at individual studies, they come to very different results. They also rarely distinguish between meat and meat products, “explains the study’s leader, their study approach. Let “The general nutritional recommendations are therefore generally to eat less meat and sausage.” With these new study findings indicate these recommendations, the epidemiologist said. Read more …