May 11th, 2016
One of the first questions that people diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have is, “What can I eat, and will changing my diet help with the symptoms or even cure my disease?” The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) has been given $2.5 million to investigate the value of a carbohydrate-rich diet and a Mediterranean-style diet in preventing relapse in […]
November 19th, 2014
Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the topic of using nutrition in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), dietary changes that may help patients with IBD, and the difficulty of proving whether or not specific diets are helpful in treating IBD. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd.