10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Crohn's Disease
IBD? What not to eat
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.