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What foods are bad for Crohn's disease?

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High-fat, greasy, and fried foods, like:

High-fiber foods like:

Milk and dairy products can cause problems as well.

  • Cream sauces
  • Butter
  • Margarine
  • Anything deep-fried
  • Corn
  • Popcorn
  • Seeds
  • Nuts

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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