Take Control of Your Ulcerative Colitis

14 Foods to Avoid If You Have Ulcerative Colitis

Specific foods or eating habits don't cause ulcerative colitis, but they can make it worse. Here are some common foods that can exacerbate ulcerative colitis symptoms.

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Onions are another "stringy" vegetable and they tend to be difficult to digest, says Cepo.

"People seem to do better with onions when they're chopped or minced very small, or cooked well," she adds. "Or we tell them to use it to flavor their foods, like soup, and then strain out the actual onion if needed."

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