Crohn's and My Diet: What Works for Me
It seems obvious that food would play a huge role in a chronic digestive condition like Crohn’s disease. But that’s the only obvious thing about it. Figuring out the details— which foods are troublesome, why some foods cause issues and others don’t, when it’s fine to eat specific foods, how foods affect your body -- that’s the hard part.
Crohn’s affects everyone differently. Finding the best diet and lifestyle to minimize Crohn’s symptoms takes trial and error. But after years of hard work, I feel like I’m on a pretty good track. I’m off all medications, which is truly amazing. And I’m actually thinking about experimenting with a new diet soon.
Life with Crohn’s is a continuous learning experience. Here’s what I’ve learned so far:
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