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Can anyone suggest me a good diet for chron's disease..?

Can anyone suggest me a good diet for chron's disease..?

Try Low FODMAPs diet: Many with Crohn's Disease have had tremendous benefit from following a diet low in FODMAPs (Fermentable, Oligosaccarides, Disacharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols). For details see http://gutsybynature.com/2014/02/19/fodmaps-and-crohns-disease/ and http://stanfordhealthcare.org/content/dam/SHC/for-patients-component/programs-services/clinical-nutrition-services/docs/pdf-lowfodmapdiet.pdf ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more


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What should your diet be when you have crohen's disease?

What should your diet be when you have crohen's disease?

Pristine: Crohn's disease is very complex and in my experience responds to vitamin therapy. However they need to be given i/v and few docs do that. Avoid milk and all the "junk" foods. ...Read more

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I lost 4kg in a month due to diet, is it normal or sign of dangerous diseases? Why do some loose less in a month comparing to others with same diet

I lost 4kg in a month due to diet, is it normal or sign of dangerous diseases? Why do some loose less in a month comparing to others with same diet

Depends on food : A rapid weight loss from a healthy diet change often is due to less water or stool retention. What is called "false fat." after one gets to a plateau , the typical loss is no more than 4 lbs of fat loss a month. If your energy improves and you lose weight around your middle you are moving towards better health. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for addison's disease?

What is the recommended diet for addison's disease?

Regular diet: There should not be a certain diet to follow if you were diagnosed with ad, just sensible, well balanced diet is all what is advised. Plenty of water is also encouraged. If there is an autoimmune basis to your ad, then obtaining a celiac panel may be considered as people with celiac disease have a higher risk of developing addison’s disease, and vice versa. Talk with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a poor diet alone be enough to make someone suffer from a mental health disease?

Is it possible that a poor diet alone be enough to make someone suffer from a mental health disease?

Yes: If your diet is deficient in certain vitamins like thiamine or B12 or certain Amino Acids it can contribute to depression or other mental health issues but other stressors or genetic vulnerability is also very important. ...Read more

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The underside of my tongue is a sickly white color. Assuming something related to diet rather than disease.

The underside of my tongue is a sickly white color. Assuming something related to diet rather than disease.

It is normal: There is nothing for you to worry about. This is normal anatomical structure. This is due to differences in the vascular anatomical structure. If concerned, see your dentist for confirmation. ...Read more

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What's an ideal diet for Crohn's disease?

What's an ideal diet for Crohn's disease?

Depends...: Crohn's disease can affect any portion of the 30 feet of gut. How much of the GI tract is involved, disease activity, and location of flares will determine anticipated food intolerances & absorption/digestion concerns. When quiescent, little diet modification is usually needed. When active, consider supplements of iron, b12; reduce gut stimulants (caffeine): cut back on fiber, fat. Stay hydrated. ...Read more

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What is the best resource for scientific studies of diet and disease?

What is the best resource for scientific studies of diet and disease?

Try the site below: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ this us govt website is a good starting point. ...Read more

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Suffering of chron's disease. Would like to follow 13 day metbolism diet is it recommended?

Suffering of chron's disease. Would like to follow 13 day metbolism diet is it recommended?

Not if U R suffering: When your crohn's disease is inactive, there are few dietary restrictions needed. When flaring however, the location of crohn's activity determines diet modification. If in the small bowel, consider cutting back on lactose & fatty foods, & add supplements to make up for vitamin & mineral malabsorptions. If colonic crohn's, avoid gut stimulants like caffeine, minimize alcohol, maybe add probiotics. ...Read more