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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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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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Can Diet Affect Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Can Diet Affect Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

The notion that food has no effect on IBD is bonkers, yet it’s one of the most common pieces of advice given to patients. Let’s set the record straight. What you eat directly and indirectly affects your immune system, inflammation and, ultimately, the course of your IBD. This may be contrary to what you’ve read or heard….

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The Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Smoothie Guide

The Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Smoothie Guide

Fruit and vegetable smoothies are easy ways for people with IBD to eat more fruits and vegetables, and people who eat more fruits and vegetables live longer, healthier lives. Fruits and vegetables are jam-packed with essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and other...

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Identifying And Dealing With Food Triggers in IBD

Identifying And Dealing With Food Triggers in IBD

By Colleen D. Webb, MS, RDN, CLT Living with IBD means dealing with a lot of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms.  Fortunately, many of these symptoms can be managed with simple dietary changes. Common IBD Symptoms Diarrhea, sometimes bloody Constipation Abdominal pain /...

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10 Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Friendly Recipes

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The RDN Diet Cheat Sheet

Sign up for the RDN Diet Cheat Sheet. A reference guide to help RDNs quickly identify what foods are OK and not OK on well-known IBD diets.

 

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The WBF Eat This Challenge

Sign up for our 4-week Eat This Challenge. Each week you’ll get an email with your food or ingredient of the week.

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