Suggests a big study published on-line in the journal Gut.

If their findings are confirmed by additional research, the authors claim that boosting dietary consumption of vegetables may help to stave off the development of acute pancreatitis that’s unrelated to gallstones.. Acute pancreatitis could be staved away by diet rich in vegetables A diet abundant with vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis, suggests a big study published on-line in the journal Gut. Pancreatitis refers to swelling of the pancreas – the gland behind the tummy, which, among other things, releases digestive enzymes to break down food. Occasionally these enzymes become active in the pancreas, and begin to digest the gland itself.Related StoriesThree out of four consumers not covered for evidence-based obesity treatment servicesObesity organizations take aim at states that deny coverage of obesity treatment under affordable care actPoverty and parenting design predict childhood obesityThe three-year initiative includes a public education advertising campaign, consisting of advertising and various other communications to the general public and an internet site. It will highlight successful community programs through a clearinghouse and awards program also.