According to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, about 1.6 million americans have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and in 2010, there were 187,000 hospitalizations specifically for Crohn’s disease, a type of IBD. Recently, the scientific community is looking more into the role of diet in keeping ‘IBDs’, such as crohn’s disease at bay. So, below are 3 recipes, using vegan foods, that have been shown to have healing outcomes in Crohn’s disease patients.
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Crohn's and Colitis
The inflammation of the intestinal lining that comes with Crohn's flare-ups causes debilitating intestinal swelling, cramping, and diarrhea and affects half a million people in the United States. It is a little known fact that IBD and shingles virus have long been affiliated. If you suffer from Crohn's and shingles virus flare-ups you'll be relieved to know there are healing foods that can bring you some relief.
Today I was reading a story on a Vegan on a Budget group on Facebook where one man named Timarchy shares his story of making vegan smoothies and claiming his IBD has been "pretty much completely subsided." He also tells how he shops vegan.
You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
Score another point for plants! While a high fat diet isn’t a good diet for anyone for any length of time, adding coconut to the diet has proven to be an immensely helpful Crohn's disease treatment based on new research.
Heartburn—also known as acid reflux—is a very common complaint, usually considered to be relatively minor. If you are like most people, you have probably experienced this uncomfortable condition at one time during your life. Heartburn is the result of stomach acid seeping up into the esophagus, and can be triggered by a number of different things, including consumption of certain foods, obesity, pregnancy, or lying down immediately after eating.
Researchers say that consuming soy protein may lessen the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that plagues and puzzles many people who are unknowingly feeding the disease with improper diet. The cause of IBS has eluded sufferers until recently. Here's how to cure IBS naturally with 6 healing foods.
Children diagnosed with Crohn's disease could face fewer complications that requires surgery, thanks to new research. It is now possible to predict children who are at risk for developing complications of the bowel disease, which in turns means more personalized Crohn's disease treatment.
A new study suggests vitamin D may be more important than known for preventing ulcerative colitis flare-ups.
New research has uncovered a link between Crohn’s disease and arthritis that can cause joint pain for those affected with the inflammatory bowel disease.
Research may have uncovered the cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that causes suffering to those affected from gas, bloating and intermittent constipation and diarrhea. The finding could mean new treatments that target bacteria in the gut.
AXIM® Biotechnologies has begun Phase 2 clinical trials to find out if a hemp based chewing gum could help those suffering from IBS. Here are 5 things to know about the potential new treatment, should the trial be successful.
Mesalmine is commonly prescribed for treating ulcerative colitis, but until now researchers were unsure how the medication worked to treat the inflammatory bowel disease.
Should you try the low FODMAP diet for 2017? Here are 5 reasons one MD thinks you should.
During this week’s Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week, Tricia Williams, executive chef and founder of Food Matters NYC is sharing how diet can play a key role in treating these Crohn's Disease and Colitis, including food recommendations to help combat the symptoms, as well as foods to avoid to prevent aggravating the condition.
New research suggests the cause of Crohn's disease could be gut bacteria that lingers after a bout of food poisoning has occurred.
New research highlights a potential role of intra abdominal fat in the development and progression of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This is the first time fat that wraps around the intestines has been linked to ulcerative colitis.
Fecal transplant may be an option for Crohn's disease treatment according to preliminary research conducted among children. A second study recently found stem cells can help repair fistulas that are an all too common complication of Crohn's disease.
New research suggests emulsifiers that are in the bread you eat every day and in a wide variety of other foods may be contributing to chronic inflammation of the gut that leads to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and more.
Researchers know that people with inflammatory bowel disease have higher levels of tumor necrosis factor or TNF that is an inflammatory cytokine. Therapy for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis is geared toward inhibiting the pro-inflammatory protein to control symptoms. New information from Duke researchers gives insights into epigenetic changes that cause up-regulation of TNF and inflammation associated with the bowel disorders, thanks to zebrafish.
International researchers are teaming up to explore what factors lead to Crohn's disease. Many questions remain about the autoimmune disorder that is difficult to manage and incurable. Scientists from Canada and Scotland are coordinating efforts to uncover why Crohn's disease is on the rise. The scientists are looking at families for help understanding IBD.
Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease often develop scarring that leads to narrowing or stricture of the colon. Researchers recently studied a natural protein that might be developed to help limit the amount of intestinal scarring from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, helping spare patients from the need for surgery.
Crohn's disease affects everyone differently. Sometimes the damage causes by the form of inflammatory bowel disease is difficult to measure, making it difficult to minimize complications. A new scoring index has now been created by researchers that measures the total damage to the intestines caused by Crohn's disease.
Researchers from the UK and American recently discovered how a yeast gobbling bacteria could help treat Crohn's and other autoimmune diseases. For the first time, scientists have pinpointed a specific immune boosting bacteria that is stimulated when we consume bread,beer and other fermented or yeast containing foods rich in carbohydrate.
New research suggests obesity could be a major contributor to Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases that are the result of the the immune system attacking the body. The result of the investigation shows obesity could also prolong the effects of autoimmune diseases that also appear to be triggered by additional environmental factors.
A recent investigation from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital suggests sleep duration may be an important factor when it comes to both preventing and managing ulcerative colitis that affects one million people worldwide.
The CCFA and Janssen Biotech have partnered with celebrity cook and ulcerative colitis patient Sunny Anderson, along with IBD nutrition expert, Dr. Lindsey Albenberg to help patients manage UC and Crohn's disease.