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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A Gluten-Free Beer Worth Drinking!

This tastes like a coffee stout – like a REAL beer, in other words!

It’s the holidays, and what is a celebration without a little alcohol? That being said, I realize a lot of us can’t consume alcohol for various reasons – maybe it interferes with our meds, maybe it aggravates our IBD, maybe we’re allergic, etc. Fortunately I’ve been able to consume some wine over the past few days without any adverse side effects, as my condition is seemingly continuing to improve. (And sorry, but for a wineaux, not drinking wine for four + months is literally crippling. No way was I going to sacrifice Christmas and New Year’s too!) Then today my husband discovered the above “Glutenberg Red Ale” and thought it was time we gave this whole gluten-free beer thing a try. Continue reading