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What else helps with ulcerative colitis?

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Your doctor and a dietitian are great resources to help you figure out what foods work best for you. Keep them in the loop on how you feel and what you eat. They can answer your questions and help you get the nutrition you need. If you can't eat a balanced diet, you might need to take supplements like calcium, folic acid, and vitamin B12. Ask your doctor if they should be part of your plan. You may find that you do better with smaller meals throughout the day instead of three big ones. When you make your diet plan, think about foods that you can carry with you for healthy snacks.

From: Make an Ulcerative Colitis Diet Plan WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Diet and Nutrition."

American College of Gastroenterology: "Patient Information: Inflammatory Bowel Disease."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK): "Ulcerative Colitis."

Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health: “Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fact Sheet for Health Professionals.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 14, 2018

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Diet and Nutrition."

American College of Gastroenterology: "Patient Information: Inflammatory Bowel Disease."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK): "Ulcerative Colitis."

Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health: “Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fact Sheet for Health Professionals.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 14, 2018

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