Approaches to Treating Malnutrition in IBD

New study will compare the Mediterranean and specific carbohydrate diets

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is sponsoring what it is calling the first-ever national study of the effect of dietary interventions to treat Crohn’s disease. The study will compare the Mediterranean-style diet with the specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) in order to evaluate the effectiveness of each in inducing symptomatic and clinical remission and reducing inflammation in patients with active Crohn’s disease.

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