defined formula diet

defined formula diet

nutritional support provided by simple elemental nutritive components that require no further digestive breakdown and thus are readily absorbed. Examples include free amino acids from hydrolyzed protein and the simple sugar glucose, a carbohydrate. Also called chemically defined formula diet, elemental formula.
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Part of CCFA's Microbiome Initiative, the Food and Resulting Microbial Metabolites (FARMM) study aims to understand how different diets-including a vegan diet and a defined formula diet sometimes used in treating IBD-influence the bacteria and bacterial products in the intestine.