Tag: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Whether you have had a surgery in your digestive system or mouth, if you are in a bout of diverticulitis, or have active inflammatory bowel disease, your doctor or dietitian may have told you to follow a liquid diet … but what does this mean exactly? And what exactly should you ‘eat’? I have the […]
Many people affected by an inflammatory bowel disease turn to supplements. Indeed, those affected by Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can feel helpless in the face of numerous medical treatments and turn towards alternative treatments.
As promised in my last article on inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), I’m going to compare the different diets you may have been recommended if you suffer from IBD: the low-FODMAP* diet, the specific carbohydrate diet, the anti-inflammatory diet for IBD, the paleo diet and the hypotoxic diet.
Contrary to what you may think, diet does not cause inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Also, diet is not the cause of these conditions’ flare-ups. However, diet can play a role in managing the symptoms and improve quality of life, as much in the active phases of the condition […]
November is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBS) Awareness Month. Did you know that Canada is the ONE country in the world with the most people affected by IBD (1 out of 150 people, about 235 000 Canadians)? Here’s the answer to the 5 most common questions on how to manage IBD and nutrition.