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Malnutrition

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Because IBD can often prevent essential nutrients from being absorbed in the body, malnutrition is a serious problem in many sufferers.  In addition, people with IBD tend to burn fat calories at a higher rate than the general population and most patients are underweight.  Some experts recommend that people with IBD, especially children, consume about 150% of the daily recommended amount of protein today to make up for the deficit.

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Here is some information and recipes about foods that are gut-friendly, delicious, and easy to prepare.First, if you can, eat as many whole foods as possible that are best for your health and your digestion. Premade and prepackaged foods are filled with preservatives, unhealthy fats and oils, and more salt in one serving than most of us will need…

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Sheila E. Crowe, MD, Health Pro, posted Enzyme Treatment for Celiac Disease… Food is fundamental to human life. Beyond fuel for our bodies, it is a…

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Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide, posted More News on Vitamin D We have talked before about the role of vitamin D in the nutritional status of those with IBD. …

08/27/10

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Elizabeth Roberts, Health Guide, commented on Seasons and Vitamin D3 col,   You're absolutely right. Research is showing that proper levels of Vit. D3 can help…

01/29/10

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Elizabeth Roberts, Health Guide, answered How can I gain weight dealing with my… Hi Renee,   This can be a hard question to give a definitive answer…

01/13/09

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