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What are some high-fat foods to avoid if I have Crohn's disease?

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  • Keep a diary to figure out if what you’re eating is part of the problem. Some things may only be a problem during flares. Fattening and greasy foods often cause trouble for people with Crohn's disease. People with the condition often find these hard to digest: Cream sauces
  • Butter
  • Margarine
  • Anything deep-fried

From: Crohn's Disease: Diet and Nutrition WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "About Crohn's Disease," "Living With Crohn's Disease," "Managing Flares and Other IBD Symptoms."

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease," "Diet and Nutrition."

Shafran, I.   April 2010. Digestive Diseases and Sciences,

Feller, M.  Feb. 15, 2010. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 

American College of Gastroenterology: "Management of Crohn's Disease in Adults."

Doherty, G.  April 31, 2010. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 

Morris, J.   May-June 2009. The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society,

Chiba, M.   May 28, 2010. World Journal of Gastroenterology,

Rajendran, N.   March 28, 2010. World Journal of Gastroenterology,

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 8, 2019

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "About Crohn's Disease," "Living With Crohn's Disease," "Managing Flares and Other IBD Symptoms."

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease," "Diet and Nutrition."

Shafran, I.   April 2010. Digestive Diseases and Sciences,

Feller, M.  Feb. 15, 2010. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 

American College of Gastroenterology: "Management of Crohn's Disease in Adults."

Doherty, G.  April 31, 2010. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 

Morris, J.   May-June 2009. The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society,

Chiba, M.   May 28, 2010. World Journal of Gastroenterology,

Rajendran, N.   March 28, 2010. World Journal of Gastroenterology,

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 8, 2019

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