Crohn’s Disease? 8 Tips for Eating Out

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Restaurant survival guide

by Carina Storrs

If you have Crohn’s disease, you have to be picky about what you put in your mouth, and going out to eat may be a challenge—particularly if you’re having a flare-up.

“Crohn’s patients have anxiety about eating period, but when you’re not in your own home and bathroom it can cause a lot of anxiety,” says Tamara Duker Freuman, a registered dietitian in New York who specializes in digestive disorders.

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.

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