Crohn’s disease, diet, smoking

British researchers have discovered a link between the use of refined sugar, smoking, and Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease patients demonstrate a high intake of refined sugar and a low intake of fiber from fruits. Smoking also appears to increase the risk of Crohn’s disease. (British Medical Journal 290:1786-1787, June 15, 1985)
Copyright 1985 Phylis Austin

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