What to Eat if You Have Crohn's Disease

10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Crohn's Disease

strawberry-seeds-crohns

Credit: Getty Images

7 of 12

Seeds

During a flare, people with Crohn's should avoid foods that contain lots of seeds, such as strawberries, raspberries, and tomatoes, Dalessandro advises.

"Those things don't get digested fully and can cause more diarrhea," she explains. "You want to stay away from things that are rough on the digestive system…it's kind of like sandpaper on an open wound."

Also, skip rye bread and other baked goods that contain seeds.

Next: Tomatoes

Previous
Next
» View All

Cooking tips, nutrition news, special offers, and healthy recipes anyone can make.

More Ways to Connect with Health
Advertisement