Living with Crohn's Disease


11 Things Not to Say to Someone With Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

Certain comments—such as those that focus on looks, weight, and diet—can be more harmful than helpful to people with IBD. Here's what not to say.   View slideshow


10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Crohn's Disease

When it comes to Crohn's disease, not all foods affect people in the same way. Here's a list of the 10 types of food most likely to be a problem.   View slideshow


Crohn’s Disease? 8 Tips for Eating Out

If you have Crohn’s disease, going out to eat may be a challenge, particularly if you’re having a flare-up. However, if you do feel up for eating out, check out these 8 tips to avoid aggravating a flare-up and make the most of your dining experience.   View slideshow


13 Best Foods for Crohn’s Disease

Here are 13 foods that should be easy on your digestion. However, the right Crohn's diet is highly individual—so use trial and error to see what works for you.   View slideshow

Coping With Crohn's Disease? Take Our Quiz

Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease can be unpleasant, painful, and, frankly, a bit of a nightmare. Take our quiz and find out if you're taking the right steps to get your Crohn's under control.  Take Quiz


11 Celebrities With Crohn's Disease

Here are 11 people who achieved celebrity for their deeds—not their Crohn's disease diagnosis—and how they dealt with the condition.   View slideshow


15 Healthy-Eating Tips for Crohn's Disease

Specific foods don't cause or trigger Crohn's disease. However, some foods or eating habits can exacerbate symptoms. Each person is different, so you may need to use trial and error to see what helps (or hurts) your symptoms.   View slideshow


How to Eat a Low-Fiber Diet

It's seems like the opposite of a healthy diet. Who tries to eat less fiber? People with Crohn's disease, that's who. Here are 9 tips for eating a low-fiber diet, along with some recipes that fit the bill.   View slideshow