Vegetables are a source of fiber and vitamins that we consume. Research shows, including the type of broccoli plants that have the ability to improve the health of the digestive organs, especially to prevent colitis.
In a study by a team from the University of Liverpool know, broccoli fiber enhance the body’s natural ability to fight infections of the digestive tract. Therefore, more research to see if broccoli could be used as a drug for patients with Crohn’s disease or colitis.
Patients with Crohn’s disease usually limited experience to absorb enough nutrients. The main symptoms of this disease is prolonged diarrhea, cramping or abdominal pain, bloody stools, fatigue and weight loss.
Crohn’s disease affects about 1 in 1,000 people and is often experienced by people who are low-fiber diet and eat more foods that are processed or preserved.
The results showed, fiber plants, such as those derived from broccoli, was to prevent the entry of bacteria in the intestinal cells. Today, the experts were examining the effects of broccoli Chronicles fiber in 76 patients to see if their disease disappear after a regularly eat broccoli.