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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

IBD: Cold and Flu Prevention

If you have IBD, cold and flu season can be a scary time of year.  For many patients steroids are needed to control their inflammation.  While these steroids work really well for controlling symptoms, they can often compromise the immune system.  Add the risk of winter colds or flu and you can have a recipe for... Read moreChevron
posted 12/28/2013, comments (0)|
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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Foods to Avoid with Crohn's Disease (ANIMATION)

It’s easy to understand why high-fat, greasy foods, such as pizza, aren’t a good idea for people with Crohn’s disease.  But so are many other foods that may not be so obvious.  Why are nuts a risky choice?  What about cheese?  Is it best to avoid coffee?  This video gives you the lowdown.  
Elizabeth Roberts

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Natural Foods Chef / Nutrition Counselor / Dx: Colitis

Eating Well All Year Long

I know, I know, we’re all in a rush (not just during the holidays but all year long) and there’s just no time to eat properly let alone actually cook a proper meal. Right?    Wrong. For those of us with IBD, cooking a proper meal should become second nature - eating well helps to provide our body with proper nutrients,... Read moreChevron
posted 12/19/2013, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Almond Oatmeal Snack Bars

Make these nutritious bars ahead of time for a quick breakfast or snack that won't hurt your gut!   Almond Oatmeal Snack Bars   Preheat 375-dgree oven 1 1/2 -Cups oatmeal 1/2 -Cup raisons 1/2 - Cup dried cranberries 1- Cup Natural Almonds 1/2 - tsp salt 1- 14 oz can Fat Free Sweetened Condensed Milk 1- 11 Oz jar of Almond Butter... Read moreChevron
posted 12/02/2013, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

Well, it's that time of year again.  Traveling to see loved ones.  Dozens of holiday parties.  Most of us are extra busy during this season.  If you have IBD, you have to make some extra time to take care of your health so the holidays don't end in a huge flare up.One of the most important things is to remember your... Read moreChevron
posted 12/02/2013, comments (0)|

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