Ulcerative Colitis Diet Directory
Different foods trigger UC flares in different people. Eating foods that decrease inflammation can help improve your symptoms and quality of life. A good diet for ulcerative colitis should include plenty of protein, whole grains, complex carbs, and healthy fats. Many with UC try to avoid fatty foods, caffeine, sodas, popcorn, nuts, raw foods, spicy foods, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to find the right ulcerative colitis diet for you, foods to enjoy, foods to avoid, and much more.
Crohn's Disease, Foods, Diet, and Nutrition
Which foods might make your Crohn’s symptoms worse -- or better? Find out more about Crohn’s disease and diet.
Ulcerative Colitis and Nutrition
There's no diet for ulcerative colitis. What you eat doesn't cause or cure UC. But eating a diet rich in nutrients may help you spend more time in remission and live a healthier life.
Ulcerative Colitis: Problem Foods to Avoid
Can avoiding some foods help you reduce ulcerative colitis symptoms like pain and diarrhea?
Ulcerative Colitis: Which Diets Help or Hurt?
There’s no single right diet for everyone with ulcerative colitis. Many popular approaches aim to curb inflammation.
How to Get the Most Out of College With UC
Partying, stress, junk food, all-nighters: When you have ulcerative colitis, it can be difficult to avoid some of the temptations of college life. Here’s how to stay healthy and get the most out of your college experience with UC.
Diet, UC, and Pregnancy
Eating a well-balanced diet is always important when you have ulcerative colitis. But when you're pregnant with UC, getting the right balance of nutrients is essential. Here’s how to eat well and stay healthy during pregnancy.
Ulcerative Colitis: Keeping a Food Diary
Is your diet shrinking because of ulcerative colitis? Keeping a food diary will help you know which foods to avoid -- and which to welcome back into your diet. Here's how to do it.
Test Your Colitis IQ
Take our true/false quiz to learn how much you know about ulcerative colitis.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Ulcerative Colitis Diet Tips and Mistakes
See how diet can affect your ulcerative colitis. Learn what foods can aggravate it and how to get the nutrition you need.
What to Do When Ulcerative Colitis Flares
Get tips to help soothe ulcerative colitis flares, from diarrhea to pain and fatigue. Learn how to fight back with medication, diet, and more.