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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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How I Use Cues to Build Healthy Crohn’s Fighting Habits

Most of my life I considered myself a “healthy person.” I was fit and felt great without obsessing over my diet or health. That all changed six years ago when I developed Crohn’s disease. Suddenly, I had to redefine what being a healthy person meant for me. Then I had...

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Sugar and IBD Explained

Sugar and IBD Explained

Too much added sugar is bad for us and for IBD. Research links it to multiple health conditions, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. A diet high in added sugar harms the gastrointestinal tract, disrupts the gut microbes, and worsens inflammation.

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10 Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Friendly Recipes

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Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Smoothie Cheat Sheat

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The RDN Diet Cheat Sheet

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The WBF Eat This Challenge

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