Diet Interventions for IBD: The Anti-inflammatory Diet and Gut Microbiome

Watch this video to to learn about the relationship between diet and IBD, including dietary interventions that target the intestinal microbiome (community of microorganisms in the gut) to manage inflammation and nutritional health. You will hear about how scientists study the microbiome and the latest research findings for the Anti-inflammatory diet. Are you interested in taking part in diet interventions? Get to know what to expect when participating in these studies from a Crohn's and Colitis Canada funded researcher.


  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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