What to Eat if You Have Crohn's Disease

10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Crohn's Disease


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by Anne Harding

When it comes to Crohn's disease, not all foods affect people in the same way. For example, spicy food may be a problem for some, while others never have to hold the hot sauce.

That said, there some types of food you may want to steer clear of, particularly during a symptom flare-up. "You always want to make sure you're knowledgeable and informed about your own disease," says Tracie Dalessandro, a nutritionist based in Briarcliff Manor, NY, who also has Crohn's.

Here's a list of the 10 types of food most likely to be a problem.

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