If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, chances are that you have heard some discussion of low-residue diet plans as a way of controlling IBD symptoms.
The subject of alcohol and health can be confusing. Some studies suggest that even modest consumption is bad for your health, while others say that regular consumption of small amounts may have health benefits.
Crohn’s disease flare-ups can be painful and embarrassing. With symptoms like nausea, vomiting, gas, pain, bloating, cramping, diarrhea, constipation and rectal bleeding, people with Crohn’s don’t want to eat or drink anything that will make symptoms work.
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America reports that in the United States, approximately 1.6 million people suffer from one or more types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD).