oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of diet on bowel transit times
|Article Title||The effect of diet on bowel transit times|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, Harari Central Hospital, Salisbury, Rhodesia|
|Publication Date||Jul 1972|
|Pages||918 - 920|
|Keyword(s)||Bowel transit times, Dietetics, Effect and Gastroenterology|
A theory has been propounded by Cleave and Campbell that several diseases that are prevalent in Western communities are due to the ingestion of refined-carbohydrate foods. Walker postulated that one of the effects of such a diet is a slowing in bowel transit time.
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