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Timing of Digestive Symptoms: What it Means

Timing of Digestive Symptoms: What it Means

One of the most popular questions we hear from people with gut issues is “if I eat something that doesn’t sit well with me, how long after eating before I feel sick?” The answer isn’t as straight-forward as you might think! The timing of your reactions depend on how...

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What if I Have Both IBS and IBD?

Colleen writing over at FODMAP Everyday, Up to 40% of people with IBD suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These people have a poorer quality of life compared to those with only IBD. And “Some people with inactive IBD avoid high-fiber foods out of necessity,...

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The Silver Lining to Having Crohn’s Disease

The Silver Lining to Having Crohn’s Disease

Don’t let the title mislead you, I would give up having Crohn’s disease in a heartbeat. But, there’s a silver lining to having Crohn’s. It’s given me fresh perspectives I wouldn’t have otherwise, and it’s changed the way I think about and do many things. I’m more...

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8 Things RDNs Should Do When Counseling IBD Patients

8 Things RDNs Should Do When Counseling IBD Patients

By Colleen D. Webb, MS, RDN, CLT As IBD rates climb worldwide, more patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are seeking nutritional advice from registered dietitians nutritionists (RDNs). Proper nutrition is an important part of IBD management. RDNs play...

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Congee, An Easy On The Gut Recipe

Congee, An Easy On The Gut Recipe

Congee is a rice porridge that’s popular in many Asian countries. Jook is its name in Cantonese. As a kid I called it “magic medicine” since I always felt better after eating it.

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Your Guide to a Low-Fiber Diet for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Your Guide to a Low-Fiber Diet for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Even if you have limited nutrition knowledge, you probably know that fiber is good for human health. So, it surprises folks with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis when a healthcare provider tells them to follow a low-fiber diet for their disease. It’s a catch-22. Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet, but too much fiber can upset an irritated or inflamed gut.

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10 Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Friendly Recipes

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The RDN Diet Cheat Sheet

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