Junk this Food

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Pass on the fresh veggies.

 

Click here for a brief and handy little video on Foods to Avoid if you have Crohns (or Ulcerative Colitis). As with anything, take it with a grain of salt – more, if you are low on electrolytes.

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Remission, Diet & Stress – My Personal Take

zen stonesThe article “Taming the Inflammation of Ulcerative Colitis” provides a good overall definition of clinical remission: it “is defined as formed bowel movements, no urgency and no blood in the stool.” I’m not quite there myself, but I believe I’m finally starting to enter it. I don’t know if it’s thanks to the Remicade, the Imuran, or both, but I can honestly say it’s not due to diet. (At least, not fully). Continue reading