Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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May 11, 2016

CCFA to Study Impact of Specific Diets on Crohn’s Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

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 […]

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Tags: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), dietary changes, Food and Crohn's Exacerbation Study (FACES), IBD, Sunanda Kane

November 19, 2014

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

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

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Tags: diet, dietary changes, Edward Loftus, IBD, nutrition

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