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What Role Does Diet Play in Crohn's Disease?

While foods appear to play no role in causing Crohn's disease, soft, bland foods may cause less discomfort than spicy or high-fiber foods when the disease is active. Except for restricting milk in lactose intolerant people, most gastroenterologists try to be flexible in planning the diets of their Crohn's disease patients. Ask your doctor to create a dietary plan for you.

 

 

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Reviewed by Andrew Seibert, MD on June 14, 2012

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