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Low Residue 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammatory bowel disease, also known as IBD, is chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. There are two main types of IBD: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Ulcerative colitis causes continuous inflammation and ulcers in the innermost lining of the colon and the rectum. Crohn's, on the other hand, is non-continuous inflammation that affects all layers of the digestive system in the large and small intestines. Both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's cause diarrhea, pain, ...Read more
It depends: Each person is unique in terms of what foods are better tolerated for cd. It's important, though, to avoid hard nuts and food like popcorn. These can iirritate passing through. Some are adding turmeric to their diets, since it may have antiinflammatory properties. A few capsules/day or sprinkle on food. Anecdote: some do well on paleo-type foods-meat, cooked veggies, no grains. Controversial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of diet should I have. When I have Crohn's disease? What kind of foods are good for someone that has Crohn's disease?
Depends: Different people may react to different foods. Consider testing for food sensitivities. Options include fecal iga, blood igg, as well as alcat. ...Read more
Crohn's: I do not know about a specific liquid diet, but an elimination diet can help. Check out Thedocstu.blogspot.com and check Immunolabs. ...Read more
Are there diets that can stop the progression of Crohn's disease and stop me from needing more surgery?
Probably not: Crohn's disease can have a variable course, but diet alone will not change the course, but rather may change the severity of flares when they occur. I would avoid milk products and very high fiber doiets during a flair and be sure to drink plenty of sport drinks to maintian your fluids and electrolytes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am pregnant. I have Crohn's disease. I am gaining weight very quickly. My gyno adviced me to lower it. Any diet change to lower my weight?
Mayby: There was one japanese study that suggested a plant based diet decreased the relapse rate of crohn's in remission. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2877178/pdf/wjg-16-2484.pdf unfortunately no pharma money is there to fund a f/u study. - for obvious reasons. If it was me, i'd try the veggie diet for 6 to 12 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you think that it's better for o+ people to consider a gluten free diet even if they don't have celiac disease? N.B i hv a potential Crohn's disease
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
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