Despite the fact that current guidelines for managing inflammatory bowel diseases do not devote attention to diet as a central element of treatment, there is an increasing amount of evidence that supports the role of diet in patients with IBD. A new nationwide cohort study shows the association between the level of inflammatory potential in diet and risk of Crohn’s disease.

Enders, the author of the bestseller Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ, reaffirmed the importance of the gastrointestinal tract and gut microbiota during her talk at TEDxDanubia.