About Us

Recipes, meal plans, and solutions to manage your gut issues.
Eating with IBD can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’re in the right place.

 

  • What is safe to eat with IBD?
  • What IBD trigger foods should I avoid?
  • Does food actually matter and impact my condition?
  • How can I change my diet to feel well and reduce IBD symptoms?
  • How can I find the time to eat the way I need to?

Welcome!

Hi!  Here at Wellness by Food, we believe that food has a tremendous impact on the body’s ability to heal.

Our IBD experts include a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a Culinary Nutrition Expert,  and a guy who manages his IBD through food.  With our expert nutrition advice + culinary skill + personal experience, we can help make nutrition a driving factor in your healing process!

What To Expect

Recipes, meal plans and solutions to manage your gut issues.

Our Philosophy on Food

Learn how food affects your body

There is value in simplicity and consistency

Fewer variables are better

Cooked food is better than raw

Limit sugar and avoid articifical sweateners

Plan for cheat meals

Stay hydrated with water

Practice portion control

Variety can be achieved with creativity and minimal input

Cooking is encouraged

Our Experts

Bertina Lee, Culinary Nutritionist

Bertina is a certified culinary nutrition expert who believes that everyone is able to improve their health  starting in their kitchens. Whether newly diagnosed with IBD or struggling with ongoing digestive issues, she can teach you the basic fundamentals of how to use real and delicious foods to heal.

Colleen Webb, MS, RDN, CLT 

Colleen’s role as a clinical nutritionist at the Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell Medicine and in private practice, instructor of Cornell medical students, adjunct professor of nutrition graduate students at New York University, and national lecturer has made her a go-to resource for physicians, patients, dietitians and nutritionists seeking answers to their IBD-nutrition questions.

Scott Lippman, diagnosed w/ IBD

Scott comes from the patient side as someone who was diagnosed with IBD and learned how to use nutrition and lifestyle as his primary tools for healing.  WIth adjustments to what he eats and how he lives his life, he now manages his IBD without medication.

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Disclaimer: This website is for informational purposes only and is in no way intended as medical counseling or medical advice. Results may vary.

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