There was a fascinating part of the book, "The New Eating Right for a Bad Gut"... My book is missing at the moment, lol, under a pile somewhere... but from what I remember, there is a certain place in Japan that eats only fish, never had access to red meat. Their incidence of IBD was either none or almost none. Yet, every where else in Japan where they do eat red meat, there were instances of IBD. Sorry I don't remember it exactly, but it was something like that...
Diagnosed with Left-sided Ulcerative Colitis 1995 at 15
Tried: Prednisone, Rowasa & Hydrocortisone Enemas, Proctofoam, Sulfasalazine, Asacol, Probiotics, Fish Oil, Canasa, Enotcourt, Colazol, Proctocort, Anamantle, etc...
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis with rectal fistula in 2004, put on Remicade
2007:Increased Remicade dosage-660mg every 6 weeks,diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis & Fibromyalgia
Current meds: Remicade 660mgs every 6 wks ( I may be developing antibodies?), Lomotil, Darvocet, Clorazepate, new meds: Prograf, Cymbalta, Lyrica