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.

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Will the supplement oregano extract in a liquid gel tablet effect my small intestines? I have Crohn's and I have had 4" of my small instestine remove

One possibility. Various beneficial effects and claims are made cure from cough to intestinal parasites by using oregano extract, due to its anti oxidant, immune boosting qualities.It may interfere iron absorption and blood thinners besides allergic reaction. You try with your traditional medications , and decide helping you or not helping your condition. Read more...
Oregano can be taken. Thymol, and carvacol compounds present in oregano are beneficial in aiding digestation. Oregano leaves are good source of manganese, iron, and vitamin a. Regular eating can help boost the immune system. You can safely take oregano. It belongs to a mint family of plants, try fresh oregano. Read more...

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...
It depends. I agree with dr. Cattano's suggestions, and also have learned that each person is unique in terms of what foods are better tolerated than others. It's important, though, to avoid hard nuts and food like popcorn. These can iirritate as they pass through. Some people are adding turmeric to their diets, since it may have antiinflammatory properties. A few capsules/day or sprinkle on food. Read more...

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...
Most likely, no. Eating certain foods might trigger more symptoms in patient's with active crohn's disease, but foods have not yet been shown to cause crohn's disease. Read more...

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

Yes? Don't really understand the ? If you mean can you advance your diet with crohn's disease, yes as tolerated. There is no reliable crohn's diet, it is not caused by diet, but some things you eat might cause distress. That list of things that might bother you is particular to you not generalized , experiment and find out. 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 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 more...
Micronutrients. Selective immunsuppression with Remicade (infliximab) and steroids is a basic tenet of medical therapy for crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Micronutrient deficiencies are relatively new and include replacing and monitoring for vit d3, vit a, zinc, and several other vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Bile binders/questran and avoiding fats can be helpful. Many are helped by avoiding gluten. Good luck. Read more...

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...

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

NO. If you have active crohns, liquid or a bland diet may only be slightly helpful. With active crohns resting the bowel or nothing by mouth may be the most helpful plan. Fortunately, there are multiple therapies to help active crohns. Please talk with your GI md or your rheumatologist. Read more...
Nothing proven. There is a lot of press now concerning "anti-inflammatory diets" in treating underlying inflammatory disorders like crohn's. I do have patients who are much improved with eliminating gluten, for example. However, everyone is unique and it is impossible to make a blanket statment about diet and eliminating meds like remicade (infliximab). It is always worth a try if you are motivated to do so. Read more...
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...