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Doctor insights on: Low Residue Diet For Crohn's Disease

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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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Dr. Abby Caplin
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Crohn's Disease (Definition)

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


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Advice on diet for Crohn's disease? What should I do?

Advice on diet for Crohn's disease? What should I do?

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 more

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What is a good diet for Crohn's disease? What should I avoid? What vitamin supplements are best?

What is a good diet for Crohn's disease? What should I avoid? What vitamin supplements are best?

Vitamins: I recommend a multi, fish oils and antioxidant. There is a nutrient blood test available from spectracell that may help you determine your specific needs. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is Crohn's disease inflammation related at all to diet?

Is Crohn's disease inflammation related at all to diet?

Probably Not: Specific foods make you feel worse or cause more symptoms, however it should not increase the degree of inflammation. ...Read more

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Are there any safe liquid diets for Crohn's disease?

Are there any safe liquid diets for Crohn's  disease?

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

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Are there diets that can stop the progression of Crohn's disease and stop me from needing more surgery?

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 more

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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?

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?

Eat less: Any change of diet may provoke remission of your crohn's disease, many had successful pregnancies with out any complications, if you want to loose weight eat less and be more active , you will loose weight. ...Read more

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Is there a diet that can eliminate the need for humira/remicade in Crohn's disease patients?

Is there a diet that can eliminate the need for humira/remicade in Crohn's disease patients?

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 more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

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