Diet changes serve several purposes in patients with Crohn's disease. It can be an important add-on treatment to medical therapy for maintaining nutrition and correcting nutrition deficiencies. It can be a primary treatment in reducing flares and be a long-term therapy technique to keep flares at bay. Each patient will have their own food sensitivities. It is important to take note of which foods cause Crohn's symptoms and flares.
Caffeine has helped many of us stay up late to study or get ready for work early in the morning. In fact, upwards of about 90 percent of adults in North America consume some form of caffeine daily. But what if you have Crohn's Disease? Is it safe for you to include caffeine in your daily routine? In the research community, the jury is…